Monthly Spotlight

Monthly Spotlight

Monthly Spotlight While reflecting on our statement on Black Lives Matter, we felt that as a Conflict Studies and Human Rights association we had great potential to use our platform to shine a spotlight on various human rights and conflict-related issues. As a result, we came up with the idea to start a monthly spotlight.Read more about Monthly Spotlight[…]

Statement on Black Lives Matter

Statement on Black Lives Matter

Firstly, we would like to address and apologise for the delay in making this statement. It should have come much sooner. The transition from Board 9 to Board 10 occurred in the midst of the death of George Floyd, and subsequent eruption of awareness around the continued prevalence of global racial injustice. The transition inRead more about Statement on Black Lives Matter[…]

Board Info Evening

Board Info Evening

Are you curious about what actually goes on during a board year? Not sure if this might be an exciting new opportunity for you? Come to Drift 25 Room 1.03 on Wednesday the 5th of February at 19:15 for the first Board Information Evening! We the 9th Board will walk you through what a boardRead more about Board Info Evening[…]

Conflict Academy – Somalia

Conflict Academy – Somalia

Always wanted to brush up on your negotiation skills? Interested in international conflict? Do you think you have what it takes to find a way out of a realistic crisis? Then you must join our crisis simulation ‘Conflict Academy’! This edition will simulate an international humanitarian crisis in Somalia. A crisis simulation works as follows:Read more about Conflict Academy – Somalia[…]

Cultural Heritage & Ethnic Identity Politics in the Russian Federation

Cultural Heritage & Ethnic Identity Politics in the Russian Federation

Mark your agendas for a new lecture! In our upcoming lecture, dr. Gertjan Plets will elaborate on how cultural heritage in Siberia has been used by different opposing parties – the Russian Federation, ethnic minorities, and gas companies – since the collapse of the Soviet Union to cement ethnic relations. In doing so, this lectureRead more about Cultural Heritage & Ethnic Identity Politics in the Russian Federation[…]

Christmas Party!

Christmas Party!

Are you tired of the dreary winter weather? Well, the activities committee has organised just the thing to get you in the festive spirit! On Saturday 14th December join us for an evening to remember! We’re having a Christmas Party! Christmas jumpers are not mandatory but very much encouraged! Keep an eye on our FacebookRead more about Christmas Party![…]

Visions on Peace MA Prize Award & Seminar

Visions on Peace MA Prize Award & Seminar

What: Visions on Peace MA Thesis Prize Award & Seminar on the consequences of remote warfare in Syria and Iraq Programme to be announced next week! When: The 6th of December from 13:15 until 17:00. Where: Drift 21, Room 0.32.

Disco Bowling

Disco Bowling

Need to take your mind off assignments and deadlines? On the 28th November, CS Ubuntu goes bowling! But not just bowling… disco bowling! If you’re looking for a way to relieve stress, throwing heavy objects in a competitive setting will certainly do the trick! If you’re new to CS Ubuntu or you’re an old-timer, comeRead more about Disco Bowling[…]