ISS Newsletter January 2022

Newsletter January 2022
  Lustrum year [Anniversary]
This new year marks a momentous period for our institution: our 70th anniversary. We are thrilled to celebrate our legacy through marked activities in 2022 and to continually explore our ambitions in education and research in global development. Information on activities will be publicised on our website.
Apply: Orange Knowledge Programme [Scholarships]The Dutch funding scholarship programme for academic year 2022-2023 provides full funding to those eligible in select countries. Apply to the MA in Development Studies programme before 15 February to be eligible. See qualifications and info >  

  RIL #2: first after trailer video [Research]How can we find systemic solutions for refugees and migrants? During the 2nd episode of Research InSightS LIVE in December last year, researchers of ISS and practitioners from the field reflected on this question. Watch the first after trailer >
Weathering the storm [Podcast]In the latest Global ISSues podcast episode, co-hosts Surabhi and Natalia talk to ISS students and faculty about 2021’s extreme weather events, COP 26, and their resolutions to do their part towards climate action. Listen to the podcast >

  Papers in special issue of Disasters Journal [Research]What have been the effects of COVID-19 on conflict-affected areas and vulnerable populations? Researchers of ISS have examined these questions, publishing their papers in a special issue of the acclaimed Disasters journal. Read the special issue > 
Project launch on inclusive education [Engagement]ISS and four universities across the EU and Ghana have partnered to present the project, ‘Changing Our Story: The Pursuit of Inclusive Education’. In an official kick-off event, project members invite professionals and students of higher education to learn more about the project and intended outcomes. Register for the event >  

  Interview on research ethics [Research]What comes into play when we talk about research ethics? In an interview, associate Professor Kristen Cheney and assistant Professor Rodrigo Mena talk about the complex process of research ethics. Read the interview > 
Congrats to the new ISS PhD Alumni [Promotions]We are proud of the following PhD alumni who successfully defended their dissertations. You can check out their entire theses or watch their defences: Andrea Floridi | Zuleika Sheik (Cum Laude) | Elyse Mills  

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Upcoming Events
25 Jan13:30  Making sense of legality: Gendered labour, migration and traveling tales of women domestic workers Webinar  
27 Jan13:00  Deciphering the Cuban transition: Epistemic challenges and political affordances Webinar  
27 Jan18:00  Israel’s demonization of Palestinian human rights defenders Webinar  
4 Feb16:00  PhD defence by Sergio Andrés Coronado Delgado Online defence  
8 Feb15:00  PhD defence by Zahra Zarepour Online defence  
23 Feb16:00  Holding ourselves accountable, to whom and how? Webinar  
24 Feb13:00  What is our story of inclusive education? Online conference  
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