Most recent items are listed at the top of each category.


  • Would you like to participate in the International Students Committee (ISC) of the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA)? The ISC recognizes the unique challenges international students face while studying at Carleton. The committee organizes to face those challenges, and creates social events, workshops, and other events of significance. Each department has at least two positions on ISC, traditionally representatives of PhDs and Masters. Interested in being a part of the ISC? Email your contact information, departmental affiliation, and level of study (MA or PhD) to Jay Ramasubramanyam at
  • Italy Conservation Summer Field School: is still accepting applications for the summer 2018 field school in the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program.  Application deadline: March 15, 2018.
  • Off the Beaten Track announces their Anthropological Summer Field School in Malta, Europe. The project is primarily directed toward ethnography, socio-cultural anthropology, and sociology students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

  • Dr. Antoine Bilodeau and Dr. Mireille Paquet are seeking one postdoctoral fellow to contribute to a new project on the social, political, cultural and economic participation of immigrants and minorities in Quebec. Quantitative in nature, the project will focus on local scales and seek to test a model on the contextual determinants of immigrant participation. The project is developed in participation with the Quebec Department of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI). The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in social sciences (political science, sociology, anthropology, geography, etc.) with expertise on immigration, ethnic relations or attitudes toward ethnocultural diversity and strong skills in quantitative analyses (specifically multi-level analyses). Application packages accepted until April 1, 2018. Click here for more information.

Tenure-Track/Full Time Positions

Non-Tenure Track and Other Positions

Calls for Papers/Conferences/Talks

  • Call for Papers: The Department of General Education at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, is inviting papers and panel presentations for their second Liberal Education Conference. Submission deadline is February 23, 2018. Click here for submission guidelines.
  • The Association of Science, Education and Technology (TASET), Governors State University, Near East University, Istanbul University and Sakarya University are pleased to invite you to the International Conference on Contemporary Women’s Studies to be held at Istanbul University, Turkey March 8-9, 2018. Abstract submission deadline: March 5, 2018.
  • Call for Abstracts: The University of Guelph Sociology and Anthropology Department will be hosting their 18th Annual ENGAGE Graduate Student Conference, taking place at the University of Guelph on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Abstracts are due February 28, 2018.
  • Call for Proposals: As part of the Jean Monnet Project Studying EU in Canadian High Schools, a one-day conference will be hosted at Carleton University on April 12, 2018 for high school students. The conference focuses on important topics and issues relating to the European Union. The target audience is high school students studying international business, world issues, history, economics and politics in the Ottawa area. Submission deadline, February 26, 2018.
  • Call for Abstracts: The graduate students at the University of Calgary’s Classics & Religion department invite abstract submission for their upcoming annual interdisciplinary student symposium, which is taking place April 16-17, 2018. Abstracts are due February 28, 2018.
  • Call for Abstracts: The Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies is pleased to announce that it is holding its 11th Annual Decolonizing Conference in November 2018 at the University of Toronto. Abstracts are due May 30, 2018.
  • The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology: Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities, is happening in Toronto, July 15-21 2018. This is a rare opportunity to access a global network of sociology scholars in a city not far from our own. There are very many diverse sessions reflecting a broad range of sociological interests.


  • The Royal Canadian Legion awards an annual entrance scholarship of $30,000 ($15,000/year for 2 years) to a Master’s level student specializing in research related to Veterans and their families. Click here for more information.
  • FGPA will hold two training sessions in February before the contest in March. For more information, and to register for the information session, students can visit the Carleton 3MT webpage.


Lectures/Courses of Interest/Research

  • You are invited to attend an EURUS research seminar, “Communist Gender Policies towards Muslim Minorities in Eastern Europe: From Unveiling to Expulsion” with Dr. Ivan Simic on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in the Alumni Boardroom (617 Robertson Hall).
  • The 2018 Marston LaFrance Lecture, “Cultural Policy and Economic Development, 1967-1982” with Sarah Brouillette of the Department of English Language & Literature, will be taking place on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. in 2017 Dunton Tower.
  • The School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies presents the Vickers-Verduyn Annual Lecture in Canadian Studies, “Hungry Listening, Ethnographic Redress” with Dr. Dylan Robinson. This event will be taking place on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Senate Room (608 Robertson Hall).
  • Thinking Global, Beyond Limits, Sponsored by Global and International Studies
    Works-in-Progress Series presents, “The problem of modern-day slavery: is critical applied history the answer?” Prof. Audra Diptee, Department of History, Discussant: Prof. Candace Sobers, Global and International Studies. March 9, 2018, 12:00-2:00pm.
  • You are invited to attend an international research conference titled “European Union Trade Policy in the 21st Century” which will be taking place on Friday, March 9, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in 2220 and 2228 Richcraft Hall. Please note that registration is required.
  • Invitation: “21st Century Reflections on Sexual Violence in Wars, its Transgenerational and Transnational Impact”, an International Workshop organized by the Central and Eastern European Studies Research Group in collaboration with the Studies in Migration Research Group. University of Ottawa, March 13-16, 2018.
  • The Institute of African Studies presents a book launch, Human Rights in Africa: New Approaches to African History with Bonny Ibhawoh. This event will be taking place on Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in room 482 of the MacOdrum Library.
  • Invitation: Always a Zero-sum Game?: Exploring the Tensions Between Academic Freedom and Anti-oppression. This symposium aims to create open and respectful dialogue about the tensions — real or perceived — between academic freedom and anti-oppression principles. March 19-20, 2018.
  • The National Capital Confucius Institute at Carleton University is pleased to announce its fifth China Study Tour, including a 2 week visit to China from May 2-19, 2018, along with language and cultural sessions at Carleton University in February and March 2018.

Graduate Programs at Other Universities

Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, new Ph.D. program with an emphasis on Place, Space, and Adaptation

University of Toronto Anthropology Graduate Program Brochures: Archaeology, Evolutionary, Linguistic & Semiotic, Medical, Social-Cultural

UTSA Department of Anthropology (Environmental Anthropology)

Master of Arts in Sociology Program at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo

Brock University Child and Youth Studies MA and PhD programs

Collaborative Master’s Program in Asia-Pacific Studies at the University of Toronto

Master of Arts in Global Development Studies, Queen’s University 

Graduate Studies in Anthropology, University of Victoria

PhD in Anthropology Specialization in Global Health and Medical/Psychological Anthropology, or Specialization in Globalization, Migration and International Development (SMU)

Doctoral Programs in Anthropological Archaeology (SMU)

Osgoode Hall Graduate Programs in Law