IEE Newsletter No. 26

IEE News No 26

Christmas is approaching and another year is coming to a close. Looking back on our activities in the last six months, such as field research in Bamenda within the Urban Food Plus research project, an Alumni Conference in Cape Town, another Alumni Conference in Rio de Janeiro, the start of a new PhD IDS intake, and the graduation of the Cape Town group of the current MADM intake, we are delighted to present once again, a great line-up of interesting stories and events that we would like to share with you in this newsletter.

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MADM: New Members for the MADM Alumni Family

A report on the graduation of the Cape Town group of the current MADM intake from MADM Coordinator Tobias Thürer.

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SA-GER CDR: DAAD Alumni Conference in Gordon’s Bay, South Africa

The topic of root causes of displacement in Sub-Saharan Africa brought together Alumni from DAAD African Excellence Centres.

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PhD IDS: Welcome to the 11th Intake

The new intake of PhD IDS students starts on the 10th anniversary of the programme.

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PhD IDS: PhD Workshop at the Lebanese American University Beirut, Lebanon

PhD IDS students following the German-Arab Joint Research, Training and Networking Programme participated in a workshop at the IEE’s partner university in Beirut.

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Urban Food Plus: Field Research in Bamenda, Cameroon

IEE Members report about the field survey taken among urban farmers.

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Urban Food Plus: Research Results Presented

Researchers from the IEE participated in international conference on food security.

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AlumnIEE: Reintegration Course for Students from Developing Countries

“Getting prepared – Returning home and integrating into your country’s labour market”

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AlumnIEE: Re-Connecting in Rio

At the DAAD Alumni workshop in Rio, MADM alumna Anna Nascimiento reflected on her experiences during the MADM and how the programme left a lasting impression.

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News: American Sociologist from Cornell University Joined the IEE as Guest Professor

Prof. Shelley Feldman has been a Caroline Herschel Guest Professor at the IEE for the last two months

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News: Call for Applications for the 3rd Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Forum

Dr. Annika Engelbert shares the call from the Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network.

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News: Academic Achievements

Two students of the PhD IDS programme successfully defended their theses.

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News: Thesis of PhD IDS Graduate Dr. Annika Engelbert Honoured with Prize

Dr. Annika Engelbert receives prize for excellent interdisciplinary work

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News: MADM Student working as EU Careers Student Ambassador at the RUB

A Career with the EU? An MADM student informs other students about the different possibilities.

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IEE on Tour

External activities of IEE members.

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IEE Publications

Read about new publications of our IEE members.

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