ISS Newsletter May 2022

Newsletter May 2022
  ISS programme ranked 1st in the EU and 11th worldwide [Award]We’re thrilled that the Development Studies programme is ranked in the top 10% worldwide in the 2022 QS World University Rankings per subject, alongside elite universities. Find out more >
Applying to ISS? Watch these videos [MA programme]Are you thinking about which ISS major is right for you? With our application deadline approaching 1 July, our Spring informational webinars give you insight into coursework and students’ experiences in our programme. Watch now >  
  New data available in the Indices of Social Development[Database]The new 2020 update in the ISD database is here! The ISD arranges 275 indicators into a usable set of measures to track how countries perform in six dimensions of social development. Watch the launch >
(Re)defining women’s strength [Podcast]Global ISSues host Surabhi sits down with PhD researcher Brenda Rodríguez Cortés and MA candidate Ezinne Aninwe to explore narratives and conceptions around the ‘strong woman’ trope to honour March’s International Women’s History Month. 
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  Successful ISS meet-up in Bogotá [Meet & Greet]At our recent informational session in Bogotá, Colombia, we had a blast with curious prospectives who got to meet ISS staff and alumni! Will ISS come to your city?Stay tuned >
Is Palestine the ‘litmus test of the West’?[Event]Human rights organizations, like Amnesty International, deem Israel an apartheid state against Palestine. Scholar Omar Barghouti and various speakers recently weighed in on this critical yet taboo discussion. Our event recap >   
  New vacancies: academic & support staff roles[Vacancy]Are you ready to join us in the Hague to be part of an international team at a top-ranked university? Give your career a boost and apply for our current openings. View the vacancies >
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Upcoming Events
24 May16:00  Prince Claus Chair inaugural lecture by Khayaat Fakier [Lecture]  
23 Jun16:00  Inaugural lecture by Rosalba Icaza[Lecture]  
14 Sep16:00  Inaugural lecture by Lorenzo Pellegrini [Lecture]  
13 Oct16:00  70th Dies Natalis [Celebration]  
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