Alumni Talks with Prof. Dr. Belachew Gebrewold | Online

13. October 2020 Alumni
Portraitfoto von Alumni Belachew Gebrewold
Our guest will talk about how scholarships promote academic partnerships, economic cooperation as well as mutual political and cultural understanding and ultimately benefit both the countries of origin and Austria.

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 17:00-18:00 (CEST) | Online

Link will be sent to registered participants one day before the event takes place.

Belachew Gebrewold, originally from Ethiopia, came to Austria in 1993 for his graduate studies and got a One World Scholarship. He pursued a MA in Peace, Security, Development and International Conflict, followed by a PhD in Political Science at the University of Innsbruck. In 2010 he habilitated in Political Science and International Relations at Universität Innsbruck / Bundeswehr Universität Hamburg. Belachew Gebrewold is now a professor of International Relations and the Head of Department and Studies of Social Work and Social Policy at the Management Center Innsbruck, Austria. His main research areas are African politics, conflicts and migration. His publications include various peer-reviewed articles, monographs and edited volumes such as “Africa and Fortress Europe”, or “Understanding Migrant Decisions”.

Welcome and introduction

Mag. Gerhard Volz OeAD, Head of Department for International Cooperation in Higher Education (IHK)

Alumni Talk

Partnership for common good: Promoting joint interests and addressing global challenges through academic exchange

Discussion moderated by Elke Stinnig, OeAD