Virtual Dialogue with counterparts at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Faculty Staff and Graduate students take Part in a Global North-South virtual Dialogue with counterparts at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria

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Faculty staff and graduate students’ participated in a north-south dialogue on a theme of global citizenship education with Austrian counters parts at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria. The discussion was held as part of a series of dialogue platforms launched under the growing cooperation between the Faculty of Social Sciences and the University of Klagenfurt, Austria. Held on 6/19/2021, the discussion started with a lecture provided by Dr. Kalewongel Minale titled “Global Citizenship Education – a view from Africa”. Additionally, five graduate students, namely, Mohammed Ahmed, Workeneh Genet, and Lemma Tamene, from the Political Science MA Program, as well as Denekew Bayable and Bisetegne Nega, from the MA program in Peace and Conflict Studies, gave a presentation on a range of topics, including Nationalism as a threat to Global Citizenship in the Global South, The Politics of International Intervention in Northern Ethiopia, “Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in Ethiopia, Current Issues Affecting Ethiopia, and Media for Global Peace.

More than 42 staff and students from the University of Klagenfurt took part in the event which was held virtually.