Book launch: Changing US Foreign Policy toward India

The Research Group on Diplomacy and Global Affairs will host a book launch of Dr. Carina van de Wetering’s new monograph “Changing US Foreign Policy toward India: US-India Relations since the Cold War”, which has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan. The event will take place in Wijnhaven 3.46 on May 17 at 11:15-12:45.

You can find more detailed information is available here.

Exchanges on the Middle East: Heritage and Citizenship | Thursday May 10

We are excited to invite you to an evening of presentations and discussion on “Heritage for Citizenship in Times of Conflict” the first Exchanges on the Middle East event co-organized by Leiden University and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Three international experts with a background in academia, policy and ngo, Amr al-Azm, May al-Ibrashy and Cynthia Schneider, will discuss how heritage management is or can be used to foster citizenship and social cohesion in post-conflict situations in the Middle East.

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Career Event Future Compass: 12 April

Do you have any idea what job you want after you graduate? Would you like to have an introduction into the workforce, tips & tricks for a smashing resume or the chance to start networking?

Register for the FGGA Career Event: Future Compass! Organisations like Berenschot, the Instituut voor Veiligheids- and Crisismanagement (COT), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, G4S and the National Police are coming with interactive workshops. There are also skill workshops and workshops that are focused on faculty alumni, who will provide you with insights in their daily tasks and career-paths at organisations like NOS, Municipality of Amsterdam, ING, Deloitte, Twynstra Gudde and a variety of Dutch ministries.

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International Student Career Event – 20 April 2017

Are you a recent graduate and considering starting your career in the Netherlands? Or looking ahead to your options after graduation? If so, join the International Student Career Event of Leiden University on April 11th. During this event you’ll be offered a wealth of tips and advice on how to launch a career in the Netherlands and there’ll be plenty of opportunity to meet with alumni! Sign up today! https://www.student.universiteitleiden.nl/en/courses/sea/career-and-job-applications/international-student-career-event

Lecture: Security Governance ‘of the People, by the People, for the People’: Auxiliary Forces in Civil War on 5 April

On 5 April Dr. Corinna Jeztsch (Leiden University, Institute of Political Science) will present her recent research on “Security Governance ‘of the People, by the People, for the People’: Auxiliary Forces in Civil War”. The seminar will take place in Wijhaven 3.12A/B at 11:15-12:45.

Detailed information is available here.

Invitation to two lectures on 23 March

On 23 March, two very interesting lectures are organized in the Wijnhaven building. Please check the links below for more information on the speakers and registration.

  1. The lecture by Dr. Dan Schueftan (University of Haifa) on “Israeli National Security”, room 3.46 in Wijhaven on March 23 at 11:15-12:45. The details on this event can be found here.
  2. The lecture by Prof. Fabio Franchino (Università degli Studi di Milano) on “The EU and Its Citizens: Discussing Challenges for the EU”, room 3.18 in Wijnhaven on March 23 at 15:30-17:00. The details on this event can accessed here.