PRFDHR Colloquium: Living in Impermanence, Rizvi Hassan

Life in a refugee camp is often seen as an impermanent thing, where in reality it actually becomes a big part of a refugee’s life. Inclusive and healthy environment in a camp is thus very important for the well-being of both the displaced and host communities. From 2018 to 2022, working with the Rohingya refugees as well as the surrounding Bangladeshi hosting communities in Ukhiya-Teknaf area, has never been about one particular space, but about collaborating together in a crisis situation to overcome the unexpected challenges over time.

Pakistan-US Partnership for Regional Peace and Stability, Ambassador Masood Khan

Ambassador Masood Khan currently serves as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Masood Khan has had a distinguished diplomatic career over the past two decades. He has also served as the President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir from 2016 to 2021. Before serving as the President, he was the Director General of the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad, one of Pakistan’s top think tanks.

PRFDHR Seminar: Rejecting Coethnicity: the Politics of Migrant Exclusion by Minoritized Citizens, Professor Yang-Yang Zhou

Professor Yang-Yang Zhou will be presenting the research of her new book project ‘Rejecting Coethnicity: the Politics of Migrant Exclusion by Minoritized Citizens’. How are migrants received by host countries and communities? A substantial body of scholarship on migrant reception focuses almost exclusively on majority White citizens in the Global North and their (negative) attitudes towards migrants from the Global South.

Fox International Fellowship Information Session

The Fox International Fellowship is a graduate student exchange program between Yale and 21 world-renowned partner universities. The goal of the Fox International Fellowship is to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries by promoting international scholarly exchanges and collaborations among the next generation of leaders. To accomplish this goal, the program seeks to identify and nurture those students who are interested in harnessing scholarly knowledge to respond to the world’s most pressing challenges.

AY and Summer Funding for Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional Students

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale offers funding for language study, internships, dissertation research, independent projects, and presenting at conferences.
All funding opportunities are listed on the Student Grants Database: https://yale.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
The information will be updated by October 1.

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