Celebrate ISS’ 70th anniversary

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Invitation to the 70th birthday of ISS

    ‘We want to reconnect with all of you in the world.’ Professor Inge Hutter, ISS RectorWe are pleased to invite you to the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) 70th anniversary festivities from 10-14 October 2022. The theme of our Lustrum year is ‘reconnecting’, celebrating the creation of new bonds and memories. There are several events happening during this exciting Lustrum-themed week. Here is a preview of what is to come. We hope you will be celebrating with us! 70th Dies Natalis

70th Dies Natalis ceremony13 October | 16:00 CEST | Aula B & onlineWe are taking you back to the beginning, 70 years ago, to connect the dots between our present and future. During this dynamic (hybrid) event, our speakers narrate three eras and locations that have shaped ISS: Paleis Noordeinde (1952-1977), Hotel Wittenbrug (1977-1993) and Kortenaerkade 12 (1993-present).

Wim van den DoelLeiden University   Dr Howard NicholasISS   Dr Amrita ChhachhiISS   Dr Eliza NgutukuLSE
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Highlighted events

  Book launch10 October | 16:00 CEST | AtriumThe book, ‘Trade and Investment in East Africa – Prospects, Challenges and Pathways to Sustainability’, by Dr Binyam Afewerk Demena and Professor Peter van Bergeijk will be launched. During the launch, the authors will shine a light on their new MOOC, ‘Trade and investment: evidence-based policies for development’. 
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  Open and responsible science: From harm to justice in knowledge production
12 October | 15:00 CEST | Aula A & onlineGiven the staggering amount of inequality in academic knowledge, how can Open and Responsible Science (ORS) respond adequately? During this event, ISS researchers discuss six co-created principles for overcoming injustices in knowledge production alongside representatives of marginalized communities. 
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Events you might like

    PhD defence11 OctoberBritta Holzberg defends her dissertation, focusing on the indecent work realities in textiles and garment supplier firms in the Global South.  ISS coffee corner11-14 OctoberWant to know more about ISS? Grab a fresh cup of and a treat, and chit-chat every morning from 9:00-11:00 in the ISS lobby.   Immersive art exhibit14 OctoberThe Iranian Women’s Movement museum joins us to display ‘From Evin with Love’,  a collections of handcrafts made by women incarcerated in Evin Prison.  Watch out for this

ISS flags near The Hague’s Hofijver3-24 October  The redecorated ISS buildingYear-roundTag ISS online and use the hashtag #ISS70 to celebrate!      Unsubscribe