Dieses Jahr dürfen wir im Georg-Arnhold-Programm gleich zwei Professorinnen/Professoren begrüßen:

Jennifer Riggan

Dr Jennifer Riggan will be the 7th Georg Arnhold Visiting Professor at the GEI from May to August 2019.

Dr Jennifer Riggan is an Associate Professor of International Studies in the Department of Historical and Political Studies at Arcadia University. She also teaches in the University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program. She is an educational and political anthropologist whose ethnographic research addresses a variety of issues including nationalism, citizenship, state formation, borders and bordering, militarism, development, humanitarianism and education in Africa.

Find more information on Jennifer Riggan here.

Bassel Akar

As the second guest professor this year, we welcome Dr Bassel Akar, who will be at the GEI in June and July 2019.

Dr Bassel Akar is Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. His research focuses on learning and teaching for active citizenship in the context of Lebanon and other sites affected by armed conflict. Bassel has a strong interest in approaches to empowering young people through participative research methodologies.

Find more information on Bassel Akar here.