ISS Newsletter September 2021

    Newsletter September 2021

Welcoming the 2021-2022 batchNew students are pouring into The Hague and life pumps into the halls of ISS after a challenging year of socially distanced learning. This year’s academic opening, students received a warm welcome and inspiration for the start of their journey. Read more >  

Donor for ISS scholarshipsAn anonymous donor is using her old age pension through the ISS Alumni Fund (part of the Erasmus Trustfonds) to enable international students to study at ISS. For the new 2021/2022 intake two students benefit from this funding. Read more >

69th Dies Natalis: Where to go?On Thursday 7 October we will celebrate the 69th birthday of the International Institute of Social Studies. Featuring hot topics like technology and development, social enterprising and decolonizing knowledge.  More information >  

Dispatches from a (pandemic) academic yearStudying abroad amidst political unrest back home. Forging unforgettable connections while being physically apart. Listen to the stories told by four MA students in the summer episode edition of ISS’ podcast, Global ISSues. Listen on Soundcloud > 

ISS Changemakers: Fatima AbbasThe multifaceted professional from Pakistan shares how her previous education and career path led her to the doors of ISS to become a Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives (SJP) major student. Meet Fatima > 

Same storm, different boat’ People of colour, low incomes and people with practical education are forced to tackle unequal impacts of environmental pollution and climate change, argued Dr Daphina Misiedjan on Dutch television programme, Brainwash. Learn more >

Professor Inge Hutter, advocating knowledge and valuesShe is the personafication of the Erasmian values, rector of ISS and academic lead for Erasmus University Rotterdam. In this interview she talks about the Erasmian values and the societal impact which she advocates and strives for.  Read the full interview >  

New publications by ISS researchersA collection of the latest publications by ISS researchers with a variety of topics such as: the effect of growth on equality, climate change and agrarian struggles, private debt causing economic conflict and children’s food choices. Read the publications >

The passing away of professor George IrvinWe are very sad to hear that Emeritus Professor Irvin passed away in August. A respected and important progressive development economist, Professor George Irvin worked at the ISS for 25 years, leaving in 2001. Read more >


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Upcoming Events 
20 Sep18:30  The Ziada case at The Hague Court of AppealSymposium  
30 Sep10:00  PhD defence by Anggun Trisnanto Hari SusiloDefence  
7 Oct16:00  69th Dies Natalis ISSLecture   

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