Summer – Inside IE

Africa at IE

This month has been full of good news for the African continent, one the most prolific regions within IE’s internationalization strategy.

First of all, the brand new “Africa at IE” microsite has been launched, dedicated to everyone interested in becoming a part of the IE Community, gathering all types of useful information, such as a directory for the continent’s regional offices, the different partnerships IE has with local and international companies in Africa, events that took place within Africa’s many countries (in which IE has rather organized or participated in), as well as programs with special collaborations throughout the continent, and scholarships.

Regarding this internationalization, a new office has been launched in Johannesburg, which will be covering not just South Africa, but more than 7 countries. The goal is no other than to expand IE’s brand and network throughout the region.

Keep up the good work Africa!

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Daniel Kselman as new Vice Dean

Great news inside IE! Daniel Kselman, former Academic Director of the School of International Relations, has been appointed Vice Dean of IE School of International Relations. PhD in Political Science and Master’s Degree in Economics from Duke University, Daniel has played a key role in launching the school.

Having taught classes in Introductory Political Science, Comparative Politics, Game Theory, International Relations, and in Comparative Development of Africa, receiving several awards for his teaching quality and performance. Since Daniel took on the role of Academic Director in 2013, the School, with its graduate and undergraduate programs, has firmly consolidated among the top ranked within IE’s portfolio.

Congratulations Daniel!

Hay Festival

The twelfth edition of the Hay Festival will be held in Segovia this year between September 16th and 24th. A celebration of Arts and Literature, it will take over the streets of Segovia, along with churches, monasteries, gardens, palaces and squares.

With “listening also means reading” as one of the guiding principles of the Festival, there will be public reading throughout Segovia, as well as thirty actors who will be citing classic and modern poems to passers-by.

Check www.hayfestival.com for the list of major literary names and for more information, program and tickets.

IE’s International Development Annual Meeting

More than 100 people from IE’s international offices have gathered in Madrid to attend the International Development annual meeting; a perfect occasion for networking and exchanging new ideas. It was a week full of activities in which the Deans of the different schools, as well as other departments (such as Entrepreneurship and IE Foundation), came together and shared their vision about IE’s strategy. If you need further information about anything related to IE offices around the world, we encourage you to reach out to them and our colleagues will be more than glad to assist you.
For more information, please visit http://www.ie.edu/business-school/the-school/ie-worldwide.

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