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Guest at ABI: Representative of STIAS South Africa

The director and program manager of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study visited the ABI to discuss cooperation opportunities between STIAS and MIASA.

Lecture: "The Gender Gap in Asset Ownership in Ghana"

Prof. Abena D. Oduro is a lecturer at the Institute of Economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana and co-director of the MIASA - Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa.

Newspaper: Do government projects in Ethiopia endanger thousands of human lives?

Benedikt Kamski answers the The Guardian's questions about the changes in the lower Omo valley in Ethiopia.

Lewis Turner receives the 2019 Michael Nicholson Thesis Prize,

awarded by the British International Studies Association (BISA), for the best PhD thesis in International Studies in 2018.

Return Migration, Reintegration and Sense of Belonging. The Case of Skilled Ghanaian Returnees

is the title of the recently published book by Kwaku Arhin-Sam at Nomos-Verlag.

Panel discussion: Restitution - What belongs to whom?

on questions of restitution, provenance and the handling of ritual objects on 2nd June 2019 11:30 a.m. at the Kommunales Kino Freiburg with Prof. Dr. Albert Gouaffo (West Cameroon), Dr. Anette Rein (Frankfurt am Main) and Tina Brüderlin (Freiburg).

Managing or restricting movement? Diverging approaches of African and European migration governance

is the title of an article by Franzisca Zanker in the recently published book "Comparative Migration Studies 2019".

CEGLA Conference at ABI

From 28th April to 5th May 2019, over 50 members of the international project team of the DAAD-funded "Centre d'Excellence de Gouvernance Locale en Afrique" (CEGLA) met at the University of Public Administration in Kehl and at the ABI in Freiburg.

Fabricio Rodríguez holds a lecture on China's relations with Latin America in times of a changing world order

at the partner university of the University of Freiburg in Nanjing.

"Postscript: The Global Compact for Migration: what road from Marrakech?“

is the title of an article by Stefan Rother in the recently published book "Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance“.


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