Harvard Kennedy School International Development Conference looking for HILS members to be involved! We are currently looking for:
For more information, please contact Irene Chung (Irene_Chung@hks15.harvard.edu) and/or Sek Tan (Sek-loong_Tan@hks15.harvard.edu), or visit our website at www.harvardidc.com
Fellowship Placement Opportunity - Minority Rights, London
Minority Rights is looking for a fellow in its strategic litigation department for 2014-2015. Fellows must bring their own funding. Summer interns are also welcome. http://www.minorityrights.org
HRP Summer Fellowship Opportunities
Attention 1Ls and 2Ls interested in doing human rights work this summer! The application process for summer fellowships through the Human Rights Program is now underway. Please see this for further information as well as the timeline for the application process. Feel free to reach out to the HRP fellowship student advisors, Tess Borden (firstname.lastname@example.org), Sam Birnbaum (email@example.com), and Sarah Wheaton (firstname.lastname@example.org)...
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s PRAXIS Journal of Human Security is announcing its call for submissions to its 2014 issue.
The journal will accept articles from graduate students and professionals on ALL topics of human security – which the journal defines as the intersection of humanitarian assistance, international development, human rights, and conflict resolution, with a focus on the inclusive well-being of individuals, especially the most vulnerable or marginalized. Previous...
Journal of Law and Gender Student Note Competition
When: Submission Deadline, January 30th, 11:59 PM EST
The Harvard Journal of Law & Gender invites you to apply for our student note competition! The student note competition is a writing competition open only to HLS students. The winning article will be published in our Summer 2014 volume, after going through the Journal’s full editing process along with the volume’s other articles.
The deadline for articles will be Thursday, January...
Seed Funding for New Development Ventures
D-Prize is an organization which funds new social ventures in the developing world. They believe the world has already discovered effective technologies to eradicate poverty, but those solutions have yet to be distributed to millions. Examples include effective education, energy solutions, health practices, and more. They are offering up to $20,000 to entrepreneurs who can launch a new organization that expands access to a proven poverty solution. 5-15...
Relief Aid for the Philippines
For those who are interested in donating or reaching out to local relief efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, our friends at the University of the Philippines College of Law have made the following recommendations:
1. Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
Address: Bonifacio Drive, Port Area, PO Box 280, Manila 1018
Telephone: +632 527-0000
Fax: +632 527-0857
2. U.P. Law Student Government (LSG)
Address: Malcolm Hall, University...
Innovation, Catch-up and Leapfrogging: Policy Implications for Emerging Economies
When: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at 8:30-10:30am
Where: Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer building - HKS
Please join us for a guest lecture by Professor Keun Lee. Professor Lee will discuss his new book, Schumpeterian Analysis of Economic Catch-up: Knowledge, Path-Creation, and the Middle-Income Trap (Cambridge University Press, November 2013). This event will be chaired by Professor Calestous Juma. It will be held in conjunction...
Antisemitism, Higher Education, and the Law
Co-Sponsored By: The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy
and Harvard Law School Faculty
When: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at 7:00-9:00pm
Where: Theare Room, Harvard Faculty Club, Harvard University
Speaker: Kenneth Marcus, President and General Counsel, Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law
Seminars are open to the university community (undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty).
Humanity in Action: Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship Information Session
When: Monday, December 2nd, 4-5pm
Where: HKS L-332
The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is a new transatlantic Humanity in Action program. The Fellowship is an educational program for 24 American and European graduate students about the changing international dynamics of diplomacy and diversity.
Fellowship Dates: May 17 - June 14, 2014
Where: Washington, DC and Paris
Who's eligible: Students in graduate programs...
Blog for LIDS Live!
Interested in getting published? LIDS is seeking writers to provide commentary on news relating to international development for its newly launched blog, LIDS Live! If you are interested, but don't have a topic, feel free to reach out to us and we can help you identify topics to write about. This is a great way to become more involved with LIDS and the time commitment is flexible. If you are interested or have additional questions, please email email@example.com for more...