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IDS Paid Internships in Uganda for Summer 2015

Application deadline March 18 (midnight)

The Department of International Development Studies is offering two paid internships for summer 2015 to work with NGOs in Uganda on food security policy.
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About the Department of International Development Studies


The Department of International Development Studies aims to foster greater understanding between developed and underdeveloped societies through study, research and cross-cultural learning experiences.

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of India

An exciting and unique opportunity to study in India in the summer through the Mount Allison-Dalhousie University Study in India Program. Please read the attached document for details.

For information and application submissions, please contact Dr. Nissim Mannathukkaren at nmannathukkaren@dal.ca

Department Research: Dr. Robert Huish

Globetrotting or Global Citizenship: The Perils and Potential of International Experiential Learning (2014). University of Toronto Press.
Professor Bob Huish co-edited, along with Rebecca Tiessen (University of Ottawa) a collection about the ethics of Experiential Learning. IDS Professor John Cameron appears in this volume along with scholars from across Canada. Globetrotting or Global Citizenship will serve as the text book for our Experiential Learning courses (INTD 3109 & INTD 3107).
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Department Research: Dr. Nissim Mannathukkaren

Engaging with the Public
As an academic, one has no option but to grapple with two vital questions...
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