ISS Newsletter December 2021

Newsletter December 2021

Congrats to the Class of 2021 [Graduation] Our MA candidates are graduating on Friday 17 December! We are extremely proud of these candidates, who remained determined and inspired after 1,5 year of COVID-19-restrictions. We aim to hold a (closed) graduation ceremony in person.
Research InSightS LIVE #2 [Research]   The second Research InSightS LIVE took place on December 6, 2021. During a hybrid event host Lynn Zebeda welcomed nine guests to discuss how systemic action for refugees and migrants can be achieved.   Watch the recap of this event >

Give back this holiday season [Charity] Each year, prospective students worldwide inquire about attending our MA programme. Lack of financial resources happens to be a significant drawback. You can support future develpment leaders by donating to the ISS Alumni Fund. Here is how to give >
Apply for the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) [Scholarship] The Dutch funding scholarship programme for academic year 2022-2023 provides full funding to those eligible within select countries. See qualifications and apply>
Keeping Africans out: Politicization of COVID measures [Blog] The rising fear of the Omnicron variant promts wealthy countries to ban travel from African countries. This blog demonstrates that these responses are politically motivated. Read over at Bliss > 
Congrats to the new ISS PhD Alumni [Promotion] We are proud of the following PhD alumni who successfully defended their dissertations. You can check out their entire thesis or watch their defence: Antonio Ramon-Alcala | Sabna Abbass Ali | Roselle Leah Kolipano Rivera 
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Upcoming Events
13 Dec 15:00 PhD defence by Zuleika Bibi Sheik Defence
21 Dec 16:00 PhD defence by Elyse Noble Mills Defence
19 Jan 17:00 Humanitarian Governance: The role of grassroots accountability activism to safeguard labour migrants’ rights in the pandemic era Webinar
26 – 28 Jan TBA Realist Complexity between Causal and Complex Systems Conference
22 Mar 18:00 Master Open Day Open day
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