Date published: November 19, 2018

Global Scholars Symposium 2019

Are you passionate about addressing some of the great challenges of our global society? Would you like to work in a team that seeks to secure speakers such as Nadia Murad, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Yuval Harari for a three-day symposium at the University of Cambridge? Join our team and help us shape and organise the Global Scholars Symposium 2019!

The Global Scholars Symposium is an annual event that seeks to shape and facilitate the dialogue and debate between scholars and world leaders about how to meet the great challenges of global society. Previous speakers include: the Dalai Lama, Head of the Americas for the Treasury Services Strategic Solutions group Lynne Marlor, Ziauddin Yousafzai, and the first chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Luis Moreno Ocampo. Go to to find more about the GSS and see below for details about our straightforward application process. Applications close November 30, 2018.

Responsibilities of the GSS Executive
Once selected, the GSS Executive will allocate responsibilities amongst themselves and work together to deliver GSS 2019. Responsibilities include:
- Selecting the theme for GSS 2019 and shaping the structure of the event
- Securing keynote speakers, panellists, small group facilitators and workshop facilitators
- Developing and managing the budget for GSS 2019
- Selecting a GSS organising team and working with the committees to implement communications, speaker logistics, conference logistics, delegate selection and social events for the 2019 Symposium

To apply, please send your CV and a one-page statement of intent outlining why you would like to be involved and any ideas you have for the vision of GSS 2019 to by 30 November 2018.

Any questions? Please email

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