Frew Yirgalem Mane

PERSONAL DETAILS
·         Name:  Frew Yirgalem Mane
·         Address: Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33 56127 Pisa (Italia).
·         Tel: (+39) 351 1655 718 (Italy) (+251) 911543831 (Ethiopia)
CURRENT ACTIVITY
·         Ph.D. in Human Rights and Global Politics: Legal, Philosophical and Economic Challenges. Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, 01/10/2017-
·         Dissertation topic: Africa’s Silent Revolution: Authoritarian Development and the Quest for Democracy in Ethiopia
EDUCATION
·         01/10/2012-20/09/2013, Master of Science in Urban Management and Development Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands).
·         15/11/2008–27/01/2010 Master of Arts degree in Regional and Local Development Studies, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
·         15/09/2003–31/08/2006 Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Relations (with great distinction), Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
WORK EXPERIENCE
·         13/09/2006–23/08/2017, Higher education teaching professional, Lecturer of Politics of Development, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
·         01/10/2013–20/08/2016 Chairperson, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Faculty of Social Science, Bahir Dar University
·         13/09/2014–23/10/2016 Coordinator, Graduate Programs, Political Science, & Peace and Conflict Studies, Bahir Dar University
Organizational /managerial skills
·         I was the chairperson of the department of civic education from October 2013-2016 and was responsible for managing 36 staff, student admission and program expansion, among others.
Presentation
·         “The Politics of Development in Post-Neoliberal Africa: the Case of Ethiopia” Conference paper presented at “Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Africa Convening: Development Working Group”, organized by Institute of New Economic Thinking in Collaboration with University of Zimbabwe, from 16-18 August, 2018, Harare, Zimbabwe.
·         "The History and Nature of Developmental State: What Lessons can Ethiopia Learn from 'Asian Tigers'?" Paper presented in the First National Workshop in Political Science, Bahir Dar University, April 16-17, 2016
·         "The Promises and Perils of Urban redevelopment for land value capture: the case of Casa Inchis project in Addis Ababa" in the First Annual National Research Workshop of the Faculty of Social Science, Bahir Dar University which was organized under the theme of 'Culture, Social Mobility, Governance and Development', April 24-25, 2014.
·         Worldschool's Global Development Event, April 2, 2013, the Hague, the Netherlands where I contributed to the event in evaluating and commenting students' research reports drawn from Ecuador, Ethiopia and the Philippines.
·         'Regional Development Policies' in the 'Lake Tana City Region- Prospective of Future Urbanization', International Scientific Workshop organized by Bahir Dar University, University of Hamburg and ETH-Zurich February, 17 - 19, 2011.
·         Participated in the Sixteen Weekly Consecutive Youth Dialogue sessions organized jointly by Save Your Generation Ethiopia, UNICEF and Addis Ababa University, February -July 2006.
 
 
 
Consultancy
·         African Centre for Transformative and Inclusive Leadership, and UN Women Curriculum Development Workshop. Mt. Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki, Kenya. 2nd– 15th July, 2017
·         Training of Trainers Workshop, African Centre for Transformative and Inclusive Leadership, and UN Women, 24-26 October, 2016, Utalii Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
·         Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), YALI Regional Leadership Centre East Africa, Nairobi, January, 2016- March, 2016.
·         Research Assistant, Federal House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR), Ethiopia, Parliamentary Internship Program organized jointly by Addis Ababa University, InterAfrica Group and House of Peoples' Representatives, January, 2010- July 2010.
·         Higher Diploma License, Certified Professional Teacher Educator, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, August, 2008
Membership
·         Secretary, Bahir Dar University Teachers' Association, a regional chapter of Ethiopian Teachers Association, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, March 2014- September 2017.
·         Rotary Club Lake Tana, District D-9212, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, November 2015- present.
·         Member of Program Development Committee, Department of Civics and Ethical Studies, Bahir Dar University, October, 2016- June 2017 ·
·         Member of Academic Commission, Faculty of Social Science, Bahir Dar University, October 2013-16 ·
·         Member of Curriculum Committee, Political Science, and Peace and Conflict Studies, Bahir Dar University, October 2013- 2014. ·
·         Blue Nile Rotaract Club, Bahir Dar, October, 2013-September 2014.
Publication
·         State-led Development in Ethiopia: a failed project or an existential threat to the nation (book chapter forth coming)
·         Frew Yirgalem (2016) ‘The Promises and Perils of Urban Redevelopment for Land Value Capture: the case of Casa Inchis project in Addis Ababa.’ Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS), 2 (2): 67-98.
·         Frew Yirgalem (2011) Women Political Empowerment and Decentralization in Addis Ketema Sub-city, Addis Ababa. VDM Verlag Publishing House: Saarbrucken, Germany.
Honours and awards
·         Winner of PhD Scholarship reserved for citizens of NON-EU Countries (2017-2020), Doctoral Program in Human Rights and Global Politics, SantAnna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
·         Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), YALI Regional Leadership Centre East Africa, Nairobi, January, 2016- March, 2016.
·         The Netherlands Fellowship Program (worth 27,000 Euros), IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam the Netherlands October, 2012- September, 2013
·         Aklilu Lemma Memorial Foundation Scholarship, Addis Ababa University, 2004-2006.
References
·         Professor Stefan Collignon, Professor of Political Economy, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, International Chief Economist - Centro Europa Ricerche (CER), Roma; Institute of Global Affairs (London School of Economics). Mobile: +33 6 180 426 40. Email: s.collignon@lse.ac.uk
·          Kassahun Birhanu (PhD) Professor of Political Science, Addis Ababa University e-mail: kassahunal@yahoo.com or kassahun.berhanu@aau.edu.et . Mobile:+251911608032
·         Embiale Beyene, Academic Affairs Executive Director, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. E-mail: embialebeyene@yahoo.com. Mobile: +251918709051.

Department: 
Civics and Ethical Studies
Rank: 
Lecturer
Contact info: 
• Tel: (+39) 351 1655 718 (Italy) (+251) 911543831 (Ethiopia)