Center Austria is pleased to invite you to a Lunchtalk by
Lecturer of International Relations,
Helmut Schmidt University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg
Boat People Exodus across the Mediterranean: EU-Migration Policies towards Africa
When: Monday, February 16, 2008, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: History Department Lounge, LA 197
Belachew Gebrewold was born in Ethiopia and is now a native of Austria. He studied theology and political science at the Universities of Innsbruck and Hamburg and is a specialist in peace studies & conflict resolution, African politics, and European – African relations. He has taught international relations at the Universities of Innsbruck, Munich, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Salzburg and in the spring of 2007 was a visiting professor at the Notre Dame University. Next to his native Ethiopia Kambaata and Amharic, he is conversant in 6 European languages. He is author of The Impact of the Socio-Cultural Structures of the Kambata, Ethiopia on Their Economic Development (Vienna 2002) and Anatomy of Violence: Understanding the Systems of Conflict and Violence in Africa [forthcoming Aldershot/UK 2009] and many essays and articles.
Dr. Gebrewold will also be lecturing in Dr. Mobkiber's African History class and on "The Darfur Conflict" in Marion Wieser's International Law class.