Tag Archive for International Development Community and Environment

Refugee Testimonies Workshop at Clark: Teaching techniques, value of ‘witnessing’

“Not since the end of the Second World War have there been so many refugees, displaced people and asylum seekers,” said Ban Ki-moon in his speech at the recent opening the 69th UN General Assembly. At a three-day workshop at Clark University, participants explored ways of drawing out, preserving and sharing refugee narratives.

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Clark University graduate students recount challenges, share experiences of Haiti fieldwork with NGOs

As the spring semester was coming to an end, a dozen Clark University graduate students embarked on a field trip to conduct research for two non-government organizations in Haiti. In mere hours, they moved from one of the richest nations in the world to one that is acknowledged as the poorest in the Western Hemisphere.

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GIS Week at Clark

Every fall, the Clark celebrates “GIS Week” with a series of events designed to highlight and celebrate the work done by the GIS students, faculty, and researchers in our community. Events this year include: A guest lecture from Sarah Williams, Asst. Professor of Urban Planning and the Director of the Civic Design Lab at Massachusetts…

Faculty Profile: Anita Fábos

Anita Fabos teaches class.

Anita Fábos has been working with refugees for almost 25 years, including research and practice in Cairo and London. Today, Professor Fábos is contributing to numerous projects in Worcester that bring Clark students to work alongside members of local refugee communities. Since joining the IDCE department in January 2009, Professor Fábos has been establishing connections between…

Prof. Caron and Prof. Humphreys Bebbington Travel to Colombia for Gender Analysis and Food Security

Professors Cynthia Caron and Denise Humphreys Bebbington will travel to the International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia (CIAT) to attend a Root, Tubers, and Bananas (RTB) Group University Partnership Gender Integration meeting. The meeting is part of the RTB Group Universities Linkage Program, which aims to support collaborative research between U.S. and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’s…

The Social Change House is Open for Living and Learning

Social Change House at Clark University

The former pink and blue house at 906 Main Street has been renewed, repainted and renamed the Social Change House. Within a two-minute walk from Clark’s campus, this joint project between Graduate Student Housing and the International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE) Department represents an unprecedented living opportunity for incoming agents of social change. Their…