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Studies in National and International Development

Studies in National and International Development (SNID) is the longest-running weekly, interdisciplinary seminar series at Queen's University. Since 1983, SNID has proudly hosted prominent Canadian and international scholars who bring fresh perspectives to issues of local, national and global development. SNID has also organized several major workshops and conferences that have resulted in numerous publications. SNID serves a large, varied constituency of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and community participants.

SNID is back!

We are pleased to inform you that we will continue with our Studies in National and International Development Lecture Series online in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Our events will take place over Zoom at the following link, from 1pm to 2:30pm:


  • Meeting ID: 974 1662 2727
  • Passcode: 3.qMuy

Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendar and join us for these upcoming talks:



January 19, 2023
Dr. Courtney Szto with 'Reduce, Re-Use, Re-Ride: Bicycle waste and the possibilities of the circular economy [Virtual Screening and Producer's Chat]'

January 26, 2023
Dr. Reena Kukreja with Book Launch for 'Why Would I Be Married Here? Marriage Migration and Dispossession in Neoliberal India'  Followed by Book Launch at Novel Idea (Kingston), 7pm

February 9, 2023
Dr. Francisco Vieira with 'Exogeny, Silence, and Tolerance: some insights from research on Mozambican LGBT activism'

March 2, 2023, at Novel Idea Book Store, Kingston. 7pm to 8:30pm
Dr. Rebecca Hall with Book Launch for 'Refracted Economies: Diamond Mining and Social Reproduction in the North'



March 9, 2023

Mini-Series co-organized by Vanessa Thompson and Katherine Mazurok: Legacies of War. Imperialisms, Racisms and Transnational Feminist Solidarities

        March 9: Food Politics, War and Resistance                                                    

This series aims to interrogate, from a transnational feminist perspective, articulations and politics of war, in their many forms and on a global scale. We ask how we can challenge global hierarchies in the perceptions of war, imperialisms, racisms as well as move towards building transnational feminist, anti-imperialist and anti-racist solidarities.

March 16, 2023
Nathalia Snatos Ocasio and Bélgica Castro Fuentes with 'Chilean Arpilleras: Art and Resistance, A conversation between Bélgica Castro Fuentes and Nathalia Santos Ocasio

March 30, 2023
Dr. Nayla Vacarezza, Barbara Sutton, and Lisa Kelly with Panel on Reproductive Justice/Rights




Email: snid@queensu.ca 


SNID Co-chairs (2022-2023)

Dr. Carolyn Prouse (Geography and Planning)
Dr. Ayca Tomac (Global Development Studies and Cultural Studies)

SNID Coordinator

Monique Assunção (PhD Candidate, Geography and Planning)

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