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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.
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First lecture in the joint GEST & RIKK lecture series spring term 2020

First lecture in the joint GEST & RIKK lecture series spring term 2020

Ole Martin Sandberg is the first lecturer of the RIKK and GEST Lecture Series for Spring 2020 with a lecture entitled “Climate Crisis and “the Logic of Masculinist Protection.”” The lecture will be held today, Thursday 23 January, from 12:00-13:00, at the Lecture Hall of the National Museum.
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Launch of the GEST Podcast

Launch of the GEST Podcast

The GEST Podcast has now been launched. Every week during this semester, we speak to one of the GEST fellows about their lives, aspirations or what they‘re up to in Iceland. Or we speak to one of the many international experts, who contribute to the programme. This week we speak to Allen Asiimwe from Uganda about revenge pornography.
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A Ph.D. Research Position: Sustainability and Gender Equality in Sub-Saharan Africa

The GEST programme at the University of Iceland offers, in collaboration with Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, a Ph.D grant to a researcher in the Humanities and/or Social Sciences.

Statistics

132
fellows graduated
22
countries represented
10
years of experience

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