» Archive for: April, 2014


On 8 May 2014, at 6 pm, ISS will host Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

RTEmagicC_Kevorkian.jpgThe title of her talk will be:

“Palestinian Women and Israel’s Settler Colonialism: The case of Occupied East Jerusalem” by

The event is being organised by ISS Scholas, International Relations Committee and Gender Committee in collaboration with the Dutch NGO Palestine Link.

Dr. Jeff Handmaker (ISS) will moderate the event.

Here you will find more information about the event.

N.B. For background information, see the following video (raw footage) of Ilegal settlers raiding Im Nabil’s home in East Jerusalem

GGSJ Senior Researcher, Prof. Karin Arts, co-presented an expert group report on Palestinian Children in Military Detention to the Dutch government

On 17 April 2014 the Dutch multidisciplinary experts group published its report on Palestinian Children in Military Detention, and presented it to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Dutch Parliament.

For more information and to download the report, click here.

ShubhraWe are pleased to announce that Shubhra Pachouri (ISS alumna in Human Rights, Development and Social Justice, HDS 2007-08) was  appointed as an Additional District Judge by the High court of Chhattisgarh.

We warmly congratulate Shubra on this wonderful accomplishment!


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