Public Lecture Series

Public Lecture Series The second event within the lecture series on the theme ‘environmental changes and its social impacts’ was facilitated by students within the Master of International Social Sciences program  on December 6th 2017. It included a lecture by Dr. Festus Boamah from Universität Bayreuth on ‘Land Grabbing, Agarian Transition and Reconfiguration of State […] Weiterlesen

Public Lecture Series

Public Lecture Series A public lecture series was organized by students within the Master of International Social Science program on the theme ‘environmental changes and its social impacts’. On November, 28th 2017 the first lecture was held with Dr. Christa Wichterich on ‘Sustainability, Livelihoods and the global Commodification of Nature’. Mr. Stephen Amponsah Frimpong moderating […] Weiterlesen

International Students hold workshop in Berlin

On May 26th, 2017 the students from the ISS program offered course on Conflicts over Land: Land Grabbing and Land Rights in Africa together with Dr. Jill Blau. This was part of the official programme of the Church Day in Berlin. The workshop themes of discussion were:  How is land defined and who determines its […] Weiterlesen

International Students Hold a Workshop at School

 From August 18 to 19, 2017. In cooperation with Friedensau Adventist University and the Möckern educational institution, there are many reasons that make people flee their area: armed conflicts, wars and civil strife but also political persecution, discrimination and a lack of prospects. It is discussed in schools. Young people react very often with insecurity […] Weiterlesen

Report on Mining Excursion at the Coal Mines

By Daniel Ayitey, ISS student   Introduction On 7th November, 2016 some students and lecturers within the Masters in international social science in Friedensau Adventist University undertook an excursion to the German coal mine as part of a course requirement on resource conflict and resource justice. The aim of this excursion was to enable students […] Weiterlesen

International Summer School in Ghana

The second international PhD Summer School on Land Use and Mobile Livelihoods has come to and end this week.  It was the second collaboration project between the Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy & Documentation (CEGRAD, UCC) and the Adventist University Friedensau, Germany. With a special focus on Intersectional Perspectives, the program built on last years’ […] Weiterlesen

2017 INTERNATIONAL PhD SUMMER SCHOOL-LAND USE AND MOBILE LIVELIHOODS

Today, the second international PhD Summer School on Land Use and Mobile Livelihoods is starting. It is the second collaboration project between the Center for Gender Research, Advocacy & Documentation (CEGRAD, UCC) and the Adventist University Friedensau, Germany . With a special focus on intersectional perspectives, the program builds on last years’ Harmattan School on […] Weiterlesen