Apr 22, 2020

Seventh “Voices” Booklet Now Online and in Print

Voices Vol.7 (7.1MB.)

The Sylff Association secretariat is pleased to announce the publication of the seventh edition of Voices from the Sylff Community as a PDF file and in print format.

The latest edition contains 25 articles uploaded on the Sylff website between June 2018 and October 2019. Eighteen were submitted by the awardees of various support programs. They offer valuable hints on how the awards can be used to further fellows’ research and social engagement activities. You will also find reports, including many photos, of the 25th anniversary ceremonies and related events at nine universities in China. Rounding out the booklet are two pages of photos featuring the many outstanding fellows whom members of the Sylff Association secretariat met in 2018-19.

The booklet can be downloaded as a PDF file here.

We Want to Hear Your “Voice”

We are always eager to learn about the academic achievements and social intiatives of all fellows. Please send your contributions to the Sylff Association secretariat (sylff [a] to be shared through the Sylff website and Voices booklet. (replace [a] with @).

Guidelines for writing a Voices article can be downloaded here.

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Voices from the Sylff Community 
2020, Vol. 7


Sylff Support Programs: Sylff Project Grant (SPG)

Developing an Inclusive Distribution Model

Yutaka Tokushima

Keio University

Making a Significant Difference to Early Childhood Development in South Africa

Louis Benjamin

University of the Western Cape

Sylff Support Programs: Sylff Leaders Workshop

[Report] Fall Session of Sylff Leaders Workshop 2018–19

Keita Sugai

Sylff Association Secretariat

Holistic and Empirical Approaches to Ensuring Food Security

Nuruddeen Mohammed Suleiman

University of Malaya

An Amazing Experience in Effective Teamworking and Accountable Leadership

Nermeen Varawalla

INSEAD, The Business School for the World

Sylff Leaders Workshop: Not Only a Global Partnership but a Global Friendship

Anna Plater-Zyberk

Jagiellonian University

Designing Food for the Future

Kabira Namit

Princeton University

Thoughts Regarding Local Foods

Nomingerel Davaadorj

National Academy of Governance

A Journey in the Land of the Rising Sun

Ayo Chan

Peking University

Sylff Support Programs: Sylff Leadership Initiatives (SLI)

Carceral Logics and Social Justice: Women Prisoners in India

Rimple Mehta

Jadavpur University

Catalyzing Cultural Revitalization in Western Province, Solomon Islands

Joe McCarter

Victoria University of Wellington

Sylff Support Programs: Sylff Research Abroad (SRA)

Political Reconciliation in Postcolonial Ghana

Frank Afari

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Listen to Your Uber Driver: A Comment on the Economic and Emotional Vulnerability of Uber’s Silent Partner

Emma McDaid

UNSW Business School

Beyond the Treasures? Beyond the Nation? Museum Representations of Thracian Heritage from Bulgaria

Ivo Strahilov

Sofia University “St.Kliment Ohridski”

Sylff Support Programs: Local Association Networking Support (LANS)


Amrita Mukherjee, Sreerupa Bhattacharya, Moitrayee Sengupta, Sawon Chakraborty, Sudeshna Dutta, Sujaan Mukherjee

Jadavpur University

Program Report on the LANS Meeting

Luisa Alejandra Gonzalez Barajas

El Colegio de Mexico

Sylff Fellows as Agents of Change

Socrates Kraido Majune

University of Nairobi

The 2018 Inaugural Sylff Fellows Networking Event in Auckland, New Zealand

Tess Bartlett

Massey University

Across the Community

Potters’ Locality: The Socioeconomics of Bankura’s Terracotta

Soumya Bhowmick

Jadavpur University

Toward an International Academic Career

Mihoko Sakurai

Keio University

Dr. Yohei Sasakawa: An Inspiration to All

Joyashree Roy

Jadavpur University

Sylff’s Silver Jubilee in China

Milestone Administrators Meeting in Beijing

Yue Zhang

Sylff Association Secretariat

25th Anniversary Ceremony and Commemorative Symposium

Yue Zhang

Sylff Association Secretariat

Four Universities Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Yue Zhang

Sylff Association Secretariat

Four Universities Celebrate 25th Anniversary in 2019

Yue Zhang

Sylff Association Secretariat

Appendix: Support Program Awardees in 2018-19

2018-19 in Pictures: Leaders with a Mission