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AGYA Evening on Migration: Arab and German Approaches to Migration and Education


Date: 27 March 2017, 6:00 PM

Venue: University of Hamburg, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Institut für Ethnologie),
Room 221, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, Flügelbau West, 20146 Hamburg

The event is free of charge. Registration not required.

Language: English


The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) cordially invites you to a public evening event on the topic of Arab and German Approaches to Migration and Education on 27 March 2017 at the University of Hamburg.

The event takes place in the framework of the AGYA Annual Conference in Hamburg.

Welcome Addresses:

Prof. Dr. Dieter Lenzen, President of the University of Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Sakhrieh, AGYA Co-President, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, American University of Ras al Khaimah, UAE

Prof. Dr. Kalman Graffi, AGYA Co-President, Head of Lab for Technology of Social Networks, Institute of Computer Science, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Launch of the AGYA Policy Report:
Prof. Dr. Verena Lepper, AGYA Principal Investigator (PI), Curator for Egyptian and Oriental Papyri, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, National Museums Berlin, and Honorary Professor, Humboldt University of Berlin

Keynote Input:
Ziad Mikati, Member of the AGYA Advisory Board, Head of the Beirut Office of the Mikati Foundation; Lebanon

Presentation of AGYA Project “Adopt an Academic”:
Dr. Florian Kohstall, AGYA Member and Adopt an Academic Project Leader, Head of the Cairo Office, Free University of Berlin


Dinner Reception with Poster Exhibition about the work of the Department of Cultural History and Cultural Studies, University of Hamburg on Refugees and Migrants:
Prof. Dr. Laila Prager, AGYA Member, Professor, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Jens Scheiner, AGYA Member, Seminar for Islamic Studies, Georg-August University of Göttingen

We are looking forward to seeing you there!


For further details please see the invitation.




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