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  • Living with Wildfire: Voices from the Local Community

    May 9, 2017

    Three Sylff fellows from Chiang Mai University, Thailand, organized a volunteer initiative between April and August 2016 in response to smog pollution in Northern Thailand. They led a group of local residents and students in the construction of …

  • The Portrait Image of Emperor Akbar in the Akbarnama and Beyond

    September 5, 2016

    Dipanwita Donde is a 2014–15 Sylff fellow from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India. Using an SRA award, she visited London and Dublin to see and study some of the original manuscripts of the Akbarnama, a beautiful illustrated book commissioned …

  • Jadavpur Fellows Visit Hansen’s Disease Patients in Kolkata

    July 14, 2016

    The Jadavpur University Sylff Association (JU-Sylff Association) has been actively engaged in working for the community since it was formed in 2005. On February 23, 2016, six JU Sylff fellows visited the Premananda Memorial Leprosy Hospital in …

  • Deliberative Polling® as a Means of Improving Public Knowledge

    April 27, 2016

    Otgontuya Dorjkhuu, who received a Sylff fellowship in 2009 at National Academy of Governance, served as a moderator in Mongolia’s first deliberative poll. Drawing on this experience and on the results of deliberative polls conducted in six cou …

  • Helping to Develop Young Leaders in Community Resource Management

    March 16, 2016

    Four Sylff fellows from Chiang Mai University, Thailand—Pradhana Chantaruphan, Olarn Ongla, Saiwimon Worapan, and Alongkorn Jitnuku—jointly organized a field study to raise students’ awareness of environmental sustainability through community r …

  • Chinese Investment in Central and Eastern Europe

    February 25, 2016

    Ágnes Szunomár, a 2015 Sylff fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, summarizes her research on the recent trend of Chinese investment in Central and Eastern Europe. In her article, she describes how it differs from investments by other As …

  • Sylff News 2015

    December 22, 2015

    Wishing You Peace and Joy in the New Year!   NEW SYLFF FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM We are pleased to announce that this past October, fellowships were given to five students at the University of Coimbra (Portugal), the under the new Sylff Fellowshi …

  • Rising India: When and How?

    December 10, 2015

    Joyashree Roy, the Sylff Programme Director at Jadavpur University since 2003, is researching multidisciplinary approaches to understanding developmental and climate challenges, and is among the network of scientists who shared in the 2007 Nobe …

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