Summer Workshop in International Organization Studies
“Sustainable Development”

July 25 – August 7, 1993
Brown University, Providence, R.I.

Purposes of this Workshop

  • To enhance professional development in international organization studies;
  • To encourage new directions ininternational organization research;
  • To establish and strengthen contacts between scholars in international relations and international law, and between international officials and academicians.

The workshop will be directed by Professor Edwin Smith of the USC Law School and Professor Gene M. Lyons of Dartmouth College. Individual sessions will include:

  • institutional answers to collective action problems concerning environmental management
  • security threats generated by resources or environmental considerations.


1993 Workshop Participants at Brown University

Faculty members from law schools and social sciences departments in colleges and universities in Canada, Mexico, and the United States are encouraged to apply, including younger scholars and specialists in fields such as development studies and environmental protection, and specialists in international law concerned with the legal and political requirements of international cooperation. Twenty-Five participants will be selected on a competitive basis: approx. 15 from North America, 5 from the UN secretariat, and 5 from outside North America. Participants will receive the following:

  • stipend of U.S.$1,000, to cover honorarium and travel expenses (increased to U.S. $1,250 for those participants traveling a distance greater than 1,500 miles)
  • daily living expenses for the duration of the workshop (12 days)
  • access to athletic facilities and campus libraries
  • lodging in nearby college dormitory suites

Application Procedure
Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 1993. Selections will be made by May 15, 1993. There is no standard application form. Applicants should submit a full curriculum vitae, a statement of their current teaching and research interests, and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent directly to:

ACUNS/ ASIL Summer Workshop
Watson Institute for International Studies
Box 1983, Brown University
Providence, RI 02912-1983