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IEE Alumni on VIP Panel at "Change Agents" Conference

On 18th June 2013, IEE alumni Dr. Augustine Magolowondo participated in a VIP panel together with DAAD president Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel, Federal Minister Dirk Niebel (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ) and other DAAD alumni.

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Congratulations Dr. Lembani!

After successful defense of her PhD thesis on Friday, 21st June 2013, Martina Lembani from Malawi has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Expert Lecture by Former MADM & PhD Student

On 20th June, the IEE was proud to offer an expert lecture by the MADM alumni and former PhD student Dr. Augustine Magolowondo on the topic "The Future of Democracy Aid as an Agenda for Development Cooperation Reconsidered". The lecture took place in the course of the Master of Arts in Development Management classes, but was also open for everyone else interested in the topic.

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IEE Members Conduct Teacher-Training at IBZ (RUB)

On 23 May, Shafaq Hussain, Britta Niklas, Meik Nowak, Elkhan Sadik-Zada and Carlos Villela Zavala, supported by DGB Bildungswerk e.V., conducted a teacher-training on "Migration Today - consequences for racism-attentive education" at the IBZ, Ruhr-University Bochum.

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Interview with Former MADM Student

Callistus A. Agbaam who graduated from the MA in Development Management and is now working for an environmental education project has been interviewed by the RUB Alumni office.

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Interview with Dr. Anja Zorob on the Civil War in Syria

Dr. Anja Zorob has been interviewed by Arte Journal on the ongoing civil war in Syria.

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Development Management in Practice: Master Students Reaching Out to South African Township Community

Thirteen Master students of the Bochum Program of Development Management at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in South Africa recently started to work together with the Iliso Care Society (ICS), a non-profit organization supporting various community development activities in the township of Khayelitsha near Cape Town.

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MADM Student Presenting Paper at Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2013

Ardhilla Parama Arta from Indonesia, student of the MA in Development Management and DAAD scholarship holder, has been selected as participant of the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2013 at the University of Oxford (9 - 10 March 2013).

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Celebration of 10 Years of Cooperation

On Friday, 8 February 2013, the Institute of Development Research and Development Pollicy (IEE) of Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and the School of Government (SoG) and Institute for Social Development (ISD) of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) celebrated "10 Years of Cooperation" at the UWC in Cape Town/South Africa.

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Doing Field Research in Afghanistan - a Personal Account

2013-02 AziziMy name is Kawoon Azizi. I am assistant lecturer at the Economics Faculty of Nangarhar University (Afghanistan). Since 2011, I am also a student in the MSc in Management and Economics program at Ruhr University Bochum (RUB). Currently, I am conducting the field research for my Master thesis in Afghanistan, which is a compulsory part of my studies at RUB.

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