Northwestern University

Apr
19
Wed 12:00 PM

Wednesdays@PAS: Understanding the Nature of Cross Border Intergroup Conflicts. A Study of Murle and their Neighbours along the Ethiopia-South Sudan Border

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When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM  

Where: 620 Library Place, 1st Floor Conference Room (106), Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Program of African Studies   847.491.7323

Group: Program of African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Come join PAS for our weekly lunch and lecture. Lunch provided.

Speaker: Tasew Gashaw (PAS visiting scholar; Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University)

Title: Understanding the Nature of Cross Border Intergroup Conflicts. A Study of Murle and their Neighbours along the Ethiopia-South Sudan Border

Bio: Tasew Gashaw, PAS visiting scholar, is a PhD candidate in the field of peace and security at Addis Ababa University’s Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS). His dissertation is entitled, “Understanding the Nature of Cross-Border Intergroup Conflicts: A Study of Murle and their Neighbours along the Ethiopia-South Sudan Border.” He has a bachelor’s degree in Ethiopian language and literature, and a master’s degree in multicultural and multilingual education from Addis Ababa University. His master’s thesis was focused on the Anyuaa Traditional Conflict Resolution. From 2003 to 2013, Gashaw was a lecturer at Gambella Teacher's Education and Health Science College, and from March 2013 to September 2014, he served as Special Secretary to the President of Gambella People's National Regional State.

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