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Congratulations to Doctor Fanta!

After successful defense of his PhD thesis on Tuesday, 17th January 2012, Elias Gebreselassie Fanta from Ethiopia has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) He is the fourth graduate of the International Development Studies Doctoral Programme and at the same time the second scholarship holder of the Development Research Division of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice who completed his PhD.

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Congratulations Dr. Tsodzo!

The IEE compliments Dr. Charlton Tsodzo, who successfully defended his PhD thesis on Tuesday, 20th December 2011. He is the first graduate of the International Development Studies Doctoral Programme of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice!

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Congratulations Dr. Hussain and Dr. Shaikh!

The IEE compliments Dr. Shafaq Hussain and Dr. Naveed Ahmed Shaikh, who successfully defended their PhD theses on Wednesday, 27 July 2011. They are the first graduates of the International Development Studies Doctoral Programme.

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PhD Student Organizes Panel at Next International Studies Conference in Montreal

IEE's PhD student Jan-Frederik Kremer and Maximilian Mayer, research fellow at the Center for Global Studies, University of Bonn, successfully passed the review-process for the next yearly conference of the International Studies Association (ISA) with their panel proposal and paper contributions. Together they will chair the panel "Global Power Shift: Theoretical Perspectives and Approaches" at the most renowned conference for international politics and international relations in the U.S. and Canada. The panel will contain paper presentations from high ranking scholars coming from China, Turkey, the U.S., and Germany.

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The PhD IDS Goes Europe - DAAD Promotes Internationalization of Doctoral Studies

The DAAD will provide support for further internationalization of doctoral studies at the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum. The funds are made available by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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