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The SOSS Blog is the official platform for all news and developments related to the SMU School of Social Sciences. The Blog contains a diverse amount of information including major school events, global exposure experiences, student course reviews, alumni testimonials and faculty profiles.

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Internship with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Office (UNHCR RO) at Bangkok, Thailand

Posted on 13 Mar 2018

Tan Sze Eng BSocSc Class of 2019 In 25 August 2017, a sudden military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state drove an exodus of Rohingya refugees across into Bangladesh. On 28 August 2018, I started my internship with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Office (UNHCR RO) in Bangkok, Thailand. In this post, I will talk about Bangkok’s living environment, my working experience in the UNHCR RO, and end off with some advice for fellow peers who are looking to take up this internship in the near future. Bangkok Land of Smiles and Wires I stayed within Bangkok...
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR MATTHEW HAMMERTON

Posted on 15 Feb 2018

Matthew Hammerton joined the SMU School of Social Sciences as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy in January 2018. We managed to get a chance to ask Matthew a few questions about his research background and teaching interests. Read on to learn more about one of our newest faculty members! 1.Could you tell us more about your academic background? In 2017 I completed a PhD in philosophy at the Australian National University in Canberra Australia. Prior to that I completed a Master of Philosophy at the University of Sydney in Sydney Australia, which is my home town. 2.What made you choose to...
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