At the CIDCM/IR Workshop, researchers present work-in-progress on all topics related to international relations. The research presented often, but not exclusively, focuses on issues related to state development and the causes and prevention of conflict between and within states. The workshop prides itself on showcasing work that is novel, methodologically rigorous and crosses traditional subfield and disciplinary boundaries.

Workshops are open to all who are interested, especially members of the GVPT department and faculty from related departments and schools. 

 If you have questions please e-mail cidcminfo [at] If you would like to present a paper, please e-mail Assistant Professor Shannon Carcelli 


Fall 2021 IR workshops. The schedule is as follows:

September 13: Meet and Greet on the Lawn Outside Chincoteague Hall

September 20: Ilai Saltzman (UMD, Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies)

October 25: Jordan Tama (American University)

November 8: Jen Tobin (Georgetown University)

November 15: Daniel Tuke and Jacob Aronson (UMD)