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Ragui Assaad discussing Egypt on MPR, WPR Monday January 31

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

Monday All Things Considered Ragui Assaad will read a commentary. Look here for feed during, after broadcast: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/radio/programs/all_things_considered/ or listen in Twin...

Ragui Assaad: How will Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Affect the Arab World?

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

http://www.brookings.edu/opinions/2011/0124_tunisia_assaad.aspx...

China Center Griffin Lecture Feb 9: Migration and China's Urban Transformation

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

Weiping Wu, Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University Wednesday, February 9, 2011 4:30 p.m. Lecture and Q&A Chinese...

Christian Peacemaker Teams seeking full-time Co-Director

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

http://www.cpt.org/ CPT seeks applications and nominations for a co-director to work with Carol Rose, current co-director. Position begins in July 2011. Job...

OECD video contest on theme of "progress" (ages 18 to 25)

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

http://www.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/oced-celebrates-50th-anniversary-launching-video-competition#ixzz1CZ53Lqge The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has launched the Young people's video competition on the occasion of its 50th...

Egypt opposition calls for massive rally on Tuesday

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

The FP Morning Brief, Foreign Policy Magazine Top news: Protests continued for a seventh day in Egypt and opposition leaders have called...

Opportunities for MINN Members, lunch at Holy Land Deli Feb 22

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

Local networking organization for development practitioners: http://www.midwestngos.org/...

Ragui Assaad commentary on Egypt in NY Times, KARE 11 TV

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/world/middleeast/30suleiman.html?ref=world http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=904673&catid=391">http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=904673&catid=391 http://kstc45.com/article/stories/S1949981.shtml?cat=10905...

Ragui Assaad commentary, interviews on Egypt

Sherry Gray on January 31, 11

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/world/middleeast/30suleiman.html?ref=world http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=904673&catid=391">http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=904673&catid=391 http://kstc45.com/article/stories/S1949981.shtml?cat=10905...

Ragui Assaad on current situation in Egypt, Tuesday, Feb 1, 7:30pm

Sherry Gray on January 30, 11

The Institute for Advanced Study is hosting a talk by Ragui Assaad on the current situation in Egypt on Tuesday, Feb. 1...

Dell Social Innovation Competition deadline Feb 14

Sherry Gray on January 30, 11

http://www.dellsocialinnovationcompetition.com/ Welcome to the Dell Social Innovation Competition! Do you have an idea that could change the world? sent by Ragui Assaad...

Fan Yingling on China's Urban Poor & Job Access, Feb 1, 12:45pm, Stassen HHH 170

Sherry Gray on January 30, 11

The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy sponsors a Global Policy Seminar/Workshop series every other Tuesday from 12:45 to 2:00 pm. All...

Ross A. Monten: Nuclear disarmament is in our best interest

Josh Smuda on January 26, 11

"I worry that if the Senate does not ratify New START, nuclear inspections will never resume with Russia and our joint nuclear...

Deadline NPS Center for Homeland Defense & Security's Annual Essay Contest is January 31, 2011

Sherry Gray on January 26, 11

You can enter by visiting our website at: http://www.chds.us/?essay/overview. Statement of Purpose: According to the National Strategy for Homeland Security, the objectives...

International development agency seeks global health experts

Sherry Gray on January 26, 11

cross posted from Peace and Collaborative Development Network dTS is currently seeking highly experienced Global Health Experts with specialization in the following...

Program Officer, International Peace and Security, MacArthur Foundation

Sherry Gray on January 26, 11

https://www.cytiva.com/cejobs/DetailMac.asp?mac87 Chicago, IL, United States Full Time General Summary & Responsibilities: The Program Officer manages grants in the area of International Peace...

UMN Engineers Without Borders recruiting members--info meeting Jan 27

Sherry Gray on January 26, 11

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a good first week back to class! You are receiving this email because, at one...

IPID Open House - Exploring Development: Sierra Leone

Josh Smuda on January 25, 11

Grad student papers on urban poverty sought by US AID

Sherry Gray on January 25, 11

Call for Papers on Urban Poverty; sponsored by USAID, IHC, World Bank, Cities Alliance, and Woodrow Wilson Center Very interesting opportunity for...

Chinese language classes begin January 31, 2011 at Confucius Institute

Sherry Gray on January 25, 11

If you plan to register for classes or attend Chinese Rehab this semester, please respond to express your interest and send in...

FSO talk on Enhancing Opportunities for A Foreign Service Career

Sherry Gray on January 25, 11

Foreign Service Officer Doering Meyer will be on campus later this week. She is visiting us as part of the Hometown Diplomats...

Soliya Connect Program

Josh Smuda on January 24, 11

Soliya is a pioneering non-profit organization using new technologies to facilitate dialogue between students from diverse backgrounds across the globe. Our flagship...

Whole Village Project - Education Research in Tanzania

Josh Smuda on January 24, 11

Are you interested in issues of education in low-income countries? Do you believe there is a relationship between education and jobs/income/food security?...

HHH Prof Fennelly co-sponsoring Welcome to Shelbyville with Advocates for Human Rights

Josh Smuda on January 24, 11

Please join The Advocates for Human Rights for a private preview screening of Welcome to Shelbyville, followed by a strategic conversation about...

Student volunteer needed to help with Freeman Workshops on Global Policy

Sherry Gray on January 24, 11

Global Policy area seeks student volunteer to set up laptop and video camera equipment for Freeman Workshops (starts Tuesday, February 1st and...

Freeman Workshop Feb 1: Prof. Fan Yingling on Can the Urban Poor in China Escape Spatial Mismatch?

Sherry Gray on January 24, 11

The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy sponsors a Global Policy Seminar/Workshop series every other Tuesday from 12:45 to 2:00 pm. All...

Council on Foreign Relations Conference call Feb 2, 11am: "Energy Innovation: Driving Technology Competition & Cooperation Among the U.S., China, India, and Brazil,"

Sherry Gray on January 24, 11

HHH room 175. Please let Rachel Garaghty or Sherry Gray know if you will attend. On behalf of the Council on Foreign...

CEHD intern'l talk: Multi-country partnerships: Engaging communities to transform gender inequalities in education, Jan 31 (CARE project, Canada, Tanzania, India)

Sherry Gray on January 24, 11

Date: Monday, January 31, 2011 Time: noon to 1:30 p.m. Place: 250 Wulling Hall ► Chris Johnstone and Joan DeJaeghere: co-PIs of...

Dara Kay Cohen cited in The Economist

Josh Smuda on January 23, 11

Violence Against Women: Wars overlooked victims...

IPID Journal Call for Submissions Reconsidering Development

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

We are pleased to announce the second call for submissions for Reconsidering Development, an interdisciplinary E-journal based at the University of Minnesota....

Sasakawa Peace Fellowship program for MA degree holders from US or Japan

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

SPF Fellowship Program The Pacific Forum CSIS is now accepting applications for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) Fellowship Resident program. The residency...

Vasey Fellowship for grad students from East Asia (not open to US citizens)

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

Subject: Fellowship Announcements The Pacific Forum CSIS would like to announce the opening of the application process for two separate fellowships. Vasey...

ICGC brown bag Jan 26: African Agriculture: Perspectives after Bicycling from Cairo to Cape Town

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

ICGC Brown Bag Series Wednesday January 26, 2011 · 12:00 noon · 537 Heller Hall African Agriculture:Perspectives after Bicycling from Cairo to...

U.S. Department of State's 2011 Fall Student Internship Program (grad & undergrad)

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

We are pleased to inform you that we are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State's 2011 Fall Student Internship Program....

Judd Fellowship applications due Feb 8

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

http://www.international.umn.edu/funding/judd/index.php Walter H. Judd International Graduate & Professional Fellowships Deadline: Noon, February 8, 2011 The Walter H. Judd International Graduate & Professional...

Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellowship apps due Feb 9

Sherry Gray on January 22, 11

http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/center/uppermidwest/guidelines.html#background Applications are encouraged from law students and graduate students at the University of Minnesota. Applicants must submit with their application a...

IPID Open House Jan 25: Discussion is Sierra Leone, post conflict and development

Sherry Gray on January 21, 11

IPID Open House IPID Open House Flier.pdf Join the IPID student group as we discuss Sierra Leone and the role of NGO's...

NYU Wagner Summer Courses Abroad 2011: Accra, Geneva, Shanghai

Sherry Gray on January 20, 11

NYU Wagner's Office of International Programs will present four exciting courses abroad this summer in Accra, Ghana; Geneva, Switzerland; and Shanghai, China....

Universities Fighting Hunger-UM fund-raiser, volunteers needed, Sunday Jan 30

Sherry Gray on January 20, 11

You are invited to join Universities Fighting World Hunger-UM fundraiser on Sunday, January 30th. UFWH-UM is a student organization at the University...

Training course for grad students to work on international peace missions, Madrid, April 30 to May 31 2011

Sherry Gray on January 19, 11

Rapid Expert Assistance and Co-operation for Conflict Prevention Operations, Crisis Management and Post-Conflict Rehabilitation REACT Expert Course - May 2011 Madrid, January...

Executive Director with Encounter, NY

Sherry Gray on January 19, 11

crosslisted from Peace and Collaborative Development Network http://www.encounterprograms.org...

Summer Internship with Grassroots Jerusalem (grad & undergrad)

Sherry Gray on January 19, 11

crosslisted from Peace and Collaborative Development Network In order to collect data for the website, Grassroots Jerusalem will host 6-10 international interns...

Workshop for Women in International Security and the Law, May 2011, New Brunswick (opportunity for grad studs)

Sherry Gray on January 19, 11

4th Annual Workshop for Women in International Security and the Law: New Challenges Since 9/11 Sponsored by: The Gregg Centre, together with...

Smaby scholarship for HHH student to study in Oslo summer 2011

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

UNIVERSITY OF OSLO UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA International Summer School Humphrey School of Public Affairs Scholarship Application for Philip C. Smaby Peace Fellowship...

Lecture: US-Australia collaborative research on intellectual disability

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

CE+HD International Connections From Sydney to Minneapolis: 17 years of international collaboration on intellectual disability research Thursday, January 20th, noon to 1:30,...

CEHD intern'l talk: Bologna Process and Ukraine, Jan 19

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

Hypocrisy Trap: The Impact of Bologna on the Academic Workplace in Ukraine Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 Time: Noon to 1:30 pm...

Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

http://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/index.php/learning-and-resources/educational-initiatives/fletcher-summer-institute Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict is the only executive education program in the advanced, interdisciplinary study...

Tropical and Travel Medicine Seminar Jan 19 6pm (includes dinner)

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

All are welcome free of charge and dinner will be provided. January 19, 2011 6pm - 8:30pm Seminar Location: Shriners Hospitals for...

Moscow State Institute of International Relations summer school for international students (grad & undergrad)

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

All courses are taught in English. No prior knowledge of Russian is required. We are pleased to inform you that MGIMO-University offers...

USAID program analyst

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?OPMControl=2148176 Job Title: Program Analyst Agency: Agency For International Development Sub Agency: DCHA/CMM Job Announcement Number: AID-11-0112-DWH SALARY RANGE: $105,211.00 - $136,771.00...

Global gatherings in CEHD

Sherry Gray on January 18, 11

CEHD's GO! Program is a once-monthly casual get-together designed to inform and engage the CEHD and broader university community around global opportunities....

China Center Griffin Lecture Feb 9: Migration and China's Urban Transformation

Sherry Gray on January 14, 11

The 2010-11 Griffin Lecture will be held in conjunction with a Chinese New Year celebration on February 9, 2011. Great Hall, Coffman...

Field internships, Mercy Corps

Sherry Gray on January 14, 11

https://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?version=3&company_id=15927 cross listed from Peace and Collaborative Development Network...

Online courses in conflict resolution

Sherry Gray on January 14, 11

http://www.uoc.edu/masters/eng/master/web/cooperacion_humanitaria_paz_y_sostenibilidad/...

International Program Officer McKnight Foundation

Sherry Gray on January 13, 11

Submit cover letter and resume via email to jobs(at)mcknight.org Applications accepted through February 4, 2011 http://www.mcknight.org/newsandviews/news_detail.aspx?itemID=8641&catID=6375&typeID=2...

Global Food Prices Up, Could Go Higher in 2011

Sherry Gray on January 13, 11

Fueled by soaring sugar prices and strength in cereals and oil seeds, a food price index developed by the UN Food...

Jan 19: Tropical & Travel Medicine Seminar

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

Please join us for the January Tropical and Travel Medicine Seminar. All are welcome free of charge and dinner will be provided....

Defense Group Inc (DGI) job openings

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

OPENINGS WITH DEFENSE GROUP INC. Defense Group Inc. (DGI) is a high technology services and hardware company providing research, development, analysis (RD&A),...

Jobs at CRDF Global

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

http://www.crdf.org/join/ CRDF Global is a unique, independent nonprofit organization that provides productive civilian R&D opportunities for scientists and engineers in Eurasia and...

Op-ed competition open to women under 40 from NATO countries

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

http://www.atlantic-community.org/index/articles/view/Empowering_Women_in_International_Relations Please submit your article by March 1, 2011. We encourage early submissions as we will begin publishing articles on atlantic-community.org on...

Jobs and Internships at Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

http://iava.org/content/jobs-and-internships Jobs and Internships CURRENT OPENINGS: * Human Capital Associate * Data and Systems Associate * Receptionist * Membership Coordinator * Strategic...

ABA Rule of Law Initiative openings

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

Description: The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) is a mission-driven, non-profit program grounded in the belief that rule...

USAID/OFDA position

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

Please send resume and cover letter to Diedra Spencer at dspencer(at)usaid.gov by January 21, 2011. Deadline: January 21, 2011 Individuals who anticipate...

Advocate for Refugees International

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

To Apply: Please apply by January 17, 2011 to jobs(at)refintl.org. Please put "Advocate" in the subject line and include a cover letter,...

Certificate in Women's Leadership in a Global Perspective (online program)

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

http://uc.umb.edu/certificates/women-leadership/...

Peace Fellowships to volunteer with Advocacy Project (Africa, N. America, Central/South America, Asia, & Europe/Middle East)

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

http://www.advocacynet.org/page/2011fellowships The Advocacy Project (AP) is looking for graduate students to volunteer with AP's community-based partners in the summer of 2011. Check...

Conflict resolution summer institute, Northern Ireland, June 2011

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute) at the University of Ulster wishes you to invite you to the 12th International Summer School. The...

Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches (short training program in Ireland, June)

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

Dates: Monday 20th - Friday 24th June 2011 Venue:National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland This annual IHRN training programme aims at enhancing...

Brown University International Advanced Research Institutes (summer) for young faculty & practitioners from the global south

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

http://brown.edu/Administration/International_Affairs/initiative/ The online application process is now open through the BIARI website. The application process for BIARI 2011 is now open and...

Join Universities Fight World Hunger at the U of M!

Sherry Gray on January 12, 11

Universities Fighting World Hunger-U of MN (UFWH-UM) is a student group that explores issues of local and global hunger. We join universities...

Soliya is Recruiting Facilitators

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

http://www.soliya.net/?q=how_to_get_involved_become_a_facilitator Soliya facilitators are an extraordinary group, drawn from a wide range of professions and backgrounds. It is a true global community...

Entrepreneurs social change fellowship open to residents of US, UK, & France

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

http://www.adrfellowship.org/fellowship/ This two-week program will be conducted from July 15, 2011 - July 31, 2011 at Cambridge Judge Business School in partnership...

Univ of Peace Online courses for grad students

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

UPEACE Online Courses http://www.upeace.org/elearning/faq.cfm The UPEACE online courses are graduate courses. Each course has duration of 10 weeks, as it is divided...

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) annual democracy themed photography competition

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

2011 IFES Photography Contest http://www.ifes.org/Content/Events/2011/2011-IFES-Photography-Contest.aspx The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) conducts an annual democracy themed photography competition to profile the...

Atlas Corps program manager, Wash DC

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: apply@atlascorps.org with "Program Manager Application from [your name]" in the subject of...

International Peace Park Expedition courses for grads & undergrads (Central Am., Balkans), must be able to carry backpack, hike mountains

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

http://peaceparkexpeditions.org/ Through this 16 day accredited academic course, students will be provided with a unique learning opportunity, a cross-cultural experience, an introduction...

Training Program for Indigenous Advocates from the Asia-Pacific Region, Philippines, Ap 6-15

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8330%3Aphilippines-indigenous-peoples-h. Application forms can be downloaded from the DTP website or can be requested from dtp(at)unsw.edu.au. All applications must be received by...

Conflict prevention specialists needed for Nepal

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

We encourage applicants from those who have relevant experience outside the UN system. You will find the full TOR and application form...

Human rights & human security academy in Austria July 10-20, for young professionals & grad students

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

http://www.etc-graz.at/typo3/index.php?id=1118#c2421 crossposted from www.hrea.org INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ACADEMY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN SECURITY BRINGING HUMAN RIGHTS HOME STRENGTHENING HUMAN SECURITY AT THE...

Senior Stabilization Training Expert, Afghanistan

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

Development & Training Services, Inc. Duration: Long and Short Term Contact: humanresources(at)onlinedts.com Qualified candidates with relevant experience should send a current résumé...

Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Based in Washington, DC

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to employment(at)sfcg.org or fax to +1 (202) 232-6718 with...

Program Manager for Civil Society Voices on Peacebuilding in US Security Policy

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

Location:Washington DC Length of Contract: February-December 2011 To apply, email a letter of interest and resume or CV to Lisa Schirch at...

New RCJobs.com launched

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

THE NEW RCJOBS.COM IS NOW AVAILABLE When you want a job in politics or public policy, turn to the enhanced RCJobs.com--the job...

Professor & Director, MA program in Coexistence and Conflict, Brandeis Univ.

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

Please submit applications or nominations by email to Fitzduff(at)brandeis.edu or by US mail to: Mari Fitzduff Professor and Director Masters Program in...

Program Specialist for Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP)

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to jobs (at) allmep.org . Application review will beginimmediately and continue until position is filled....

3FP Fund Manager, Peace Dividend Trust, NY

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

http://www.peacedividendtrust.org/en/index.php?category=37&title=Employment 3FP Fund Manager - New York Based in New York City with regular travel to Afghanistan, Haiti, Timor Leste, Liberia and...

CEO, Mandela Insitute for Development Studies

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

http://www.missiontalent.com/executives/non-profit-positons/jobs_MINDS_CEO.php Chief Executive Officer Based: Johannesburg (South Africa) with possibility to move to another location later. Closing date: 20.01.2011 Starting date: 1....

Global Discovery Symposium at Carlson School, Feb 11

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

The University of Minnesota's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) presents: Global Discovery Symposium: Emerging Markets--Opportunities and Challenges Friday, February...

2011 National Refugee Healthcare Conference in Rochester, NY

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

Join us this spring at the beautiful Hyatt Hotel in Rochester New York for a unique learning opportunity . APRIL 11, 2011...

Summer internship (Paid) program 2011, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

Summer Internship Program 2011 for more information see http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/getinvolved/internships#academic Each summer The Berkman Center for Internet& Society at Harvard University swings open...

Grad course on sustainable agric & food, spring 2011

Sherry Gray on January 10, 11

In case any of you have not seen this, the visiting MISA Chair Prof Bernhard Freyer () is offering a very interesting...

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