On Monday, May 23 2016, the London School for Economics (LSE) announced four new visiting professors in practice to its new Master’s program in Women, Peace and Security that will launch fall 2017. The unpaid positions involve delivering guest lectures, taking part in expert panels and events open to the public, and continuing existing field work and research. The new Master’s program will offer courses on “Gender and Militarization” and “Gender and Human Rights”, claims to be “the first of its kind internationally”, and promises to engage students with research in unexplored areas such as preventing sexual violence in conflict and women, peace, and security.
The four most recent staff appointees include Jane Connors, Amnesty International’s Director of International Advocacy; Madeleine Rees, Secretary General of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, the Right Honourable Lord William Hague, former United Kingdom Foreign Secretary; and Angelina Jolie Pitt, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy.
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