may 17, 2013
Video of the May 1, 2013 Ninth Annual Saltman Forum, "The Role of Diplomacy in a Changing World", featuring Amb. Thomas R. Pickering and Associate Director Jean-Marie Guéhenno is available for ... more
may 14, 2013
As a way of showing how our lives and work were affected by Dr. Kenneth Waltz, the Saltzman Institute will be collecting stories about him over the next few weeks and months. We will try to make as ... more
may 13, 2013
The Institute mourns the passing of our friend and colleague, Kenneth N. Waltz. Waltz was the leading academic theorist of the causes of war and one of the half-dozen most influential international ... more
The Institute of War and Peace Studies was founded in 1951 under the sponsorship of Dwight D. Eisenhower during his tenure as president of Columbia University. In March 2003, the Institute was renamed The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies (SIWPS) in honor of Ambassador Arnold A. Saltzman.
The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies publishes periodic electronic newsletters throughout the academic year and maintains an e-mail distribution list informing recipients of upcoming events and related items of interest.
We invite anyone interested in international security to join the conversation in the International Security Studies Forum (ISSF), an open discussion board and resource for scholarly work. You can find reviews and essays from the ISSF on their website, and you can join the ISSF message boards, which it shares with H-Diplo, by signing up here and choosing "H-Diplo" from the drop-down list.
In July 2011, the Institute sponsored its Fourteenth Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS).
The Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies is the Institutional Affiliate for the International Security Policy (ISP) Concentration in the School of International and Public Affairs's Master's degree program in International Affairs.
The Saltzman Working Paper Series feature drafts of research or essays in progress that feature research performed by scholars affiliated with the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies.