Tuesday, February 9, 2016

IPID 2016 General Assembly Come Join!

February 16th 4:00-5:00   https://www.facebook.com/events/177419665959818/
Coffman Memorial Union  Room 305

Come join us!

We would like to invite you to the Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Development’s (IPID) Spring 2016 General Assembly. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 16th from 4-5:00 PM at Coffman Memorial Union (Room 305).

This is a great opportunity to get to know the organization and meet other students at the University of Minnesota with a passion for international development.

At the general assembly we will be discussing:

- Upcoming Spring Events
- Call for nominations to the IPID Board (2016-2017)
- Consultation on future career panel

Food and refreshments will be provided!

Feb 12 Mestenhauser Award Ceremony

Friday, February 12, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Walter Library Room 101 (East Bank)

The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is pleased to announce Paidamoyo Chikate as the recipient of the 2016 Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization, named in honor of Dr. Josef Mestenhauser (1925-March 14, 2015), who was a Distinguished International Emeritus Professor. We warmly invite you to celebrate at the award ceremony.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 10 by em
ail to Elizabeth Schwartz at schw1304@umn.edu.

Feb 16: Culture Through Cuisine: Kurdistan

Culture Through Cuisine: Kurdistan
Tuesday, February 16; 6 - 8 pm; Babani's
Find out more and register

HHH students--note scholarships for study & projects in China

HHH students--there are grants available for students studying or doing projects in China--look at the China Center page http://chinacenter.umn.edu/scholarships/ for more information.

Deadline for Summer Projects: March 4, 2016

Feb 10 HHH Spanish Conversations Group Sponsored by PASA

Wednesday, February 10, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Freeman Commons 205

Interested in improving your Spanish professional skills? Would you like to connect with other Spanish speakers and organizations in MN? Would you like to know more about Latin American culture and political context? Join us! We are a group of Spanish speakers at the Humphrey School and we want to create a community between people who are interested in the Hispanic language and culture and to get opportunities to increase our skills and networks.

It is a free activity that will continue during Spring 2016.

For any information contact Camilo Molina or Camila Fonseca.

WIIS membership org for women in international affairs--check out membership & Jobs Hotline

Women In International Security (WIIS) is the only global network actively advancing women’s leadership, at all stages of their careers, in the international peace and security field.

https://www.facebook.com/wiisnetwork?ref=hl&utm_source=getresponse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wiis&utm_content=New+JobsHotline!

Check out the new Jobs Hotline!


Women In International Security (WIIS)
1779 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036, United States 


Feb 29 Reconsidering Development issue event--also, journal team members sought


New Issue: Language in Development + Live and Online Panel Discussion with the Authors

February 29, 4:00 PM (CST)
Live: Wilkins Room (215)
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Online: Click Here to Watch

Reconsidering Development, an open access e-journal on the theory and practice of international development, is pleased to announce its latest special issue, on the role of language in development. The journal will be hosting a panel discussion with the authors on Monday, February 29, at 4:00 pm CST, whose work was featured in the latest issue. The discussion will be broadcast live on Hangouts (https://goo.gl/LOuwRl). Questions can be taken during the panel, or in advance, by tweeting to @Reconsidering.

Want to join the team? We are currently recruiting peer reviewers, copy editors, and board members who represent a variety of disciplines and geographic areas of interest. Learn how you can get involved and apply at goo.gl/zsv1Ag or email mailto:editor@umn.edu.

Visit our website, Facebook or Twitter for more information about Reconsidering Development.


Lily Osborne
Master of Development Practice Candidate 
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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