IES Senior Fellow Professor Kevin Orr has been made an Academic Fellow of the Scottish Parliament. Working with Sabina Siebert of the University of Glasgow, he will undertake an ethnographic study to explore how the design of the Scottish Parliament building has shaped working and parliamentary practices over the last twenty years, and how these might constrain and enable its evolution in light of wider political change in Scotland and the UK. Read more about the Scottish Parliament Academic Fellowship here.
In July 2019, IES affiliated faculty member Mia Fuller was a visiting professor at our partner university Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder. To read an interview about her experience in Germany, please click here.
In May 2019, the UC Berkeley Doe Library, in cooperation with IES, celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning on the Berkeley campus. You can read more about it here.
In May 2019, former IES visiting professor Maarten van Ginderachter (Antwerp University) published a new book entitled The Everyday Nationalism of Workers: A Social History of Modern Belgium (Stanford University Press). You can read more about it here.