Purpose of the TSAS Summer Academy

TSAS aims to cultivate a new generation of well-informed scholars and policy analysts. The Summer Academy is a principal part of this plan and brings together graduate students, post-doctoral students, policy makers and analysts, and law enforcement from across Canada to participate in a highly focused, week long, learning experience. The Summer Academy is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of radicalization, terrorism, and security and how all of these intersect with the rapidly changing nature of Canadian society.

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“The Summer Academy truly surpassed my expectations. As a Policy Analyst, the deeper understanding I’ve developed through presentations by colleagues in operational roles and academia will allow me to make a more meaningful contribution in my work.”

“The TSAS Summer Academy offers a unique opportunity for researchers and practitioners to learn, network, and critically engage with interesting material in a forum that is rich, and thick with knowledge. I would absolutely recommend this course to anyone deeply interested in issues around terrorism, security, and society.”

“This summer conference allowed access to students working in specific fields which are beneficial to the area we are working in and I would highly recommend it to anyone in the future. I was very impressed with the cross section of students, academics , professionals and government personnel who participated in this summer academy.”


TSAS Summer Academy
and Junior Affiliate Workshop

Carleton University, Ottawa
July 2017
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TSAS Summer Academy

Liu Institute of Global Issues, UBC
July 2015
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TSAS Summer Academy

University of British Columbia
July 2013
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