VPRO Tegenlicht SMART CITIES, Meet Up The Hague

May 12th, 2016 – 19.30 – Stichting Het Nutshuis, Den Haag

This is a free event organized by VPRO Tegenlicht on smart cities. The evening will address questions around What is a Smart City? How can we contribute to make our cities smarter and more sustainable? Dr. Sarah Giest from the Institute of Public Administration  will act as a panel member during this event together with Robin Doorsman (ICT Manager, Lelie Care Group, Rotterdam) and Erik Schotte (Architect and Partner, LIAG, The Hague).

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The WSF Team is looking forward to meeting you on the 12th.

Student Meeting Wijnhaven

Starting 2017 you will be studying at a new location: Wijnhaven. Do you want to know more about your new study place? Come to the information meeting on Tuesday April 26 between 13:00 and 15:00 at the Living Lab, Schouwburgstraat 2. You can check out construction photo’s, situation sketches and maps. The developers will be available for questions. See you then!

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Invitation: Lecture on education under attack in Nigeria by Mausi Segun

On the 20th of April Human Rights Watch’s Nigeria researcher Mausi Segun is in the Netherlands and will present her new report on Attacks on Education in northeast Nigeria at Leiden University College. Segun has conducted field investigations in several parts of northern Nigeria, authored numerous articles and dispatches on the cycles of violence in Nigeria, the humanitarian crisis, the abduction of girls and women and violations committed by both Boko Haram and the Nigerian government.

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Masterstudenten gezocht voor het LLP

Het Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is een extracurriculair honoursprogramma (20 EC) voor Leidse masterstudenten. Het doel van het LLP is jonge, getalenteerde academici hun eigen talenten én die van anderen te leren identificeren en optimaal te benutten. Het programma is heel flexibel ingericht; hierdoor is het goed te combineren met de reguliere masteropleiding. Ook voor studenten met een stage, co-schappen of een verplicht buitenlandverblijf in de master vinden we een oplossing.

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Call for Applications – MA and MBA Programs in International Economics, International Relations & Cultural Diplomacy

The Furtwangen University (HFU)

Furtwangen University’s core focus is on science-based, practical education and training. Traditional boundaries between subject fields are removed in interdisciplinary projects. HFU is a leader in the specialist areas of engineering, computer science, information systems and management, engineering management, media, international business and health. The range of courses and programs is constantly being improved to take account of innovative developments.

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Conference: Problematizing Reconciliation in Local Contexts and the Role of the International Community

Although often used, the term ‘reconciliation’ remains problematic. It lacks conceptual clarity and is always a very complex process in local realities. A vast literature deals with the role, design and effectiveness of the transitional justice programs implemented by the international organizations (EU, UN), international and local NGO’s, and the states.

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