» Archive for: November, 2015

wdw_logo_for_web_blueYou are invited to attend two exhibitions taking place at the Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam.

Each  exhibition will be accompanied by discussions. See more information below, or click here.



In November 2015, ISS Student of Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives, Rajin Alqallih, participated in a conference as a keynote speaker.

The event was organised by the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY) in The Hague as a keynote speaker and took place at Humanity House.

Here are some photos of the event.




On 25 November 2015 (10.30 – 12 pm), GGSJ (PhD) researcher Velezinee Aisath will participate in a panel discussion at the Hague Institute for Global Justice

IGJ logo JPGThe speakers, which also include Mr. JJ Robinson (journalist and author) and Mr. Adrian Neville (photographer and author), will discuss the continuing challenges faced by the Maldives in relation to democratic transition.

Dr. Lyal Sunga, Head of the Rule of Law program at The Hague Institute for Global Justice, will moderate the discussion.

More information available here.

Refugee Law Project director Dr. Chris Dolan will lead a discussion on sexual violence again men in conflict settings.

refugee-law-project-logoA short presentation and discussion with Dr. Chris Dolan, Director of the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University in Uganda, will be preceded by a film screening from the Refugee Law Project’s series “Journeys to Activism”, each just over 5 minutes long.

This event is being co-sponsored by the ISS teaching major in Social Justice Perspectives and the ISS research programme in Governance, Globalization and Social Justice.

Venue:  ISS, Kortenaerkade 12, Den Haag
Room:  3.14
Date:   20 November 2015
Time:   16.15-17.45


International Institute of Social Studies

Human Rights is a specialization within the Human Rights, Conflict and Gender Studies MA Major in Development Studies. This blog provides a platform for discussion for researchers, students and others interested in this field of studies. The blog is administered by the Human Rights teaching team.