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Vice Chancellor Dr. Barnabas Nawangwe of Makerere University and Ambassador Unnur O. Rammette of the…

MOU signed between Makerere University and University of Iceland

The GEST programme at the University of Iceland and Makerere University‘s School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS) in Kampala, Uganda, have collaborated for many years.
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Cynthia Enloe Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Iceland

Cynthia Enloe Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Iceland

We are honoured to announce that Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University, world-renowned feminist scholar, and long-standing lecturer at the GEST Programme, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at the University of Iceland. Prof. Enloe has been an annual lecturer at the GEST Programme since 2010 where she teaches on gender, peace, and security.
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Cynthia Enloe - Honorary Doctorate at the University of Iceland

Cynthia Enloe - Honorary Doctorate at the University of Iceland

Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University, world-renowned feminist scholar, and long-standing lecturer at the GEST programme, will be rewarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at the University of Iceland on 4 February 2020 at 16:00. The ceremony will take place in the Aula, Aðalbygging, at the University of Iceland. All are welcome!
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GRÓ GEST: 13th Cohort Settles In

GRÓ GEST: 13th Cohort Settles In

The first weeks of the GEST programme operating as a part of GRÓ – Centre for Capacity Development, Sustainability and Societal Change, have been busy as the GEST programme welcomes its first GRÓ GEST cohort, and the 13th GEST cohort from the programme‘s inception in 2009. This year, the group consists of 21 fellows and for the first time, fellows have arrived from Russia, Cameroon, and Sri Lanka.

Statistics

132
fellows graduated
22
countries represented
10
years of experience

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