ISS alumna Belén Gianquinta has won the first prize in the LOVA/Marjan Rens MA Thesis Award in the field of women-and gender studies in anthropology in the Netherlands. The title of the thesis is 'Silenced Subjectivities and Misrepresentations – Exposing the contradictions of the international child marriage discourse'.
Belén Gianquinta did her MA in Development Studies at ISS in 2015/2016 and she was enrolleded in the Major Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives. She wrote her winning thesis while at ISS.
The full text of the thesis is available through the ISS website.
The nomination of Dr Silke Heumann and Dr Kristen Cheney (both ISS faculty) is attached to this news item.