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CISD Presents: New Beings and Women’s Empowerment Group in discussion with Baroness Valerie Amos31/10/2018
“We have to be able to recognize that we have discrimination in our society, that there is prejudice and that we are going to have to do some concrete things to deal with it. But if we are not even prepared to admit that its there, we are not going to make any progress.” Valerie Read more..
CISD Study Tour Talks: UNICEF14/03/2018
A representative of The United Nations Children’s Fund addresses CISD students during the annual study tour at the United Nations in Geneva, to discuss the work of UNICEF. Chaired by Kate Townend.
CISD Study Tour Talks: UNHCR14/03/2018
Mr Alberto Cabeia Chys, Senior Policy Advisor for the Staff Council of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees addresses CISD students during the annual study tour at the United Nations in Geneva, giving fascinating insight into the work of the UNHCR and his personal experiences. Chaired by Rohini Aggarwal.
CISD Study Tour Talks: UNCTAD14/03/2018
Mr Rolf Traeger, Chief of the Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes in UNCTAD – the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – shares his experiences working in the Division for Africa, and explains the vital global role of UNCTAD. Chaired by Amp Srichainak
The Cinderella State: Pakistan – New Form and Relationships09/03/2018
Dr Ayesha Siddiqa, SOAS South Asia Institute – Research Associate In an age where a number of South Asian states seem to re-define their nationalism, Pakistan is engaged in building both its identity and partnerships aimed at re-defining the country’s role and status in the hierarchy of nations. It no longer considers itself a weak Read more..
The Evolution of India’s ‘Act East’ Policy13/02/2018
Dr Frederic Grare, Carnegie’s South Asia Program – Non-Resident Senior Fellow
The Politics and Ethics of Corporate Compliance11/01/2018
Chenaara Edghill-Peart talks about the rise of corporate compliance. From what it entails such as anti-bribery, to why it has gained importance over the last 6 years, including her very unusual career on how she has found herself working across industries as an ex-SOAS student. She will also touch up on ethical issues and wider political Read more..
UK FCO’s Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and China Papers – Using Digital Archives for Teaching and Research11/01/2018
This session – led by Ms Vicky Bird and Dr Avinash Paliwal – will offer an introduction to the archives of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’ papers on Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and China. Highly suitable for teaching and research purposes, these archives are now available digitally via Adam Matthew International. SOAS Library will begin Read more..