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|Newsletter June 2022
| Apply for the 2022/23 Academic Year [MA programme] The Development Studies programme equips you with theory, knowledge and practice to understand global development issues. Our application deadline ends on 1 July. Will we welcome you this September?
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|Recap with Prince Claus chairholder [Inaugural address] On Tuesday, 24 May, Khayaat Fakier delivered a poignant lecture about her research that puts care at the centre of our equity and development debates, especially regarding the environment.
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|Upcoming inaugurals for appointed professors [Inaugural] We are happy to announce the lectures by Rosalba Icaza and Lorenzo Pellegrini. The date of the lecture by Andrew Fischer is tba. All three are newly appointed professors at ISS.
|Successful PhD Defences at ISS [Promotion] Congratulations to Dr Delphin Ntanyoma and Dr Willem van Eekelen, who successfully defended their dissertation. You can now find the recordings and photos of their ceremonies online.
|Preventing global food shortages [ISS in the Media] There is a growing risk of a global food crisis. And the war on Ukraine means fewer grain exports. What are some local solutions? Associate Professor Oane Visser stopped by Dutch outlet NPO Radio 1 to discuss this issue in-depth. Listen (in Dutch) >
|Is Palestine the ‘litmus test of the West’?[Event] Human rights organizations, like Amnesty International, deem Israel an apartheid state directed against Palestine. Scholar Omar Barghouti and various speakers recently weighed in on a discussion over this critically-important topic.
Our event recap >
|Environmental justice for all [Seminar] As a research fellow of Pakhuis De Zwijgers’ ‘Designing Cities for All’ programme, Assistant Professor Daphina Misiedjan is on a mission to help others (re)think about how people and the environment are related. Watch the latest seminar >
|‘The Platform Economy: Opportunities and risks’ [DevISSues] Does the gig economy provide opportunities or does it simply further exploit the poor and disadvantaged? In the latest DevISSues we look into these questions.
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|15 Jun 14:00 Prince Claus Chair Roundtable
discussion: ‘From climate colonialism to energy sovereignty’
|16 Jun 16:00 World Storytelling at ISS
|22 Jun 16:00 Why Vulnerability Still Matters. The Politics of Disaster Risk Creation
|23 Jun 16:00 Inaugural lecture by Rosalba Icaza: Tanteando en la obscuridad: Decolonial Feminist Horizons