Application deadlines: Friday, 1 March, fall 2013 semester; Tuesday, 15 October, spring 2014 semester
The International Human Rights Exchange (IHRE) is the world’s only full-semester, multidisciplinary program in human rights for undergraduate students. The program is based at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is a joint venture with Bard College. Each semester students and faculty from Africa and North America come together to participate in a deep and multifaceted intellectual engagement in human rights. In addition to a core course, students choose from twelve or more electives exploring human rights from the perspective of a variety of academic disciplines.
IHRE also opens up possibilities for substantive participation Read More…
Application deadline: Wednesday, 23 January 2013
On 2 March 2012 the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of a new fellowship program designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development. The Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship seeks to prepare young people for careers in international development as Foreign Service officers in the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities leading to employment in USAID. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master’s program Read More…
Tuesday, 2 October
Central Intelligence Agency—Open Source Center
Do you speak Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Portuguese, Turkish, Afrikaans. . .?
Are you studying computer science, cyber security, math/physical sciences, engineering, data analytics, statistics, economics, political science/IR, Asian area studies, African area studies. . .?
Are you interested in national security, developing new skills, challenging work, worldwide travel, competitive pay and benefits. . .?
Learn about the exciting career and internship opportunities awaiting you in the U.S. government’s premier open source intelligence collection and analytic organization.
Excellent analysis capabilities
Have either lived in the region or are currently involved in an area studies program relevant to the region2/2/2 in a language relevant to the region
Superb writing abilities, capable of producing concise, well-articulated pieces
Reliability is critical Read More…
Thursday, 17–Friday, 18 March
“Africa’s Ambiguous Adventure” celebrates the 50th anniversary of Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s l’Aventure ambiguë. Two events will be held in separate locations on Thursday; all Friday events will be held in B192 JFSB.
Thursday, 17 March
“The Clash of Culture and Faith in Colonial Africa: An Ambiguous Adventure”
Chantal Thompson, teaching professor of French Studies, BYU, and Cheikh Hamidou Kane, author, 11:00–11:50 a.m., JSB Auditorium Read More…