I am an academic from the UK with an ongoing interest in universities and their role in local social and economic development. For some time, I have been researching the impact of universities on countries in conflict or post-conflict recovery. I have had a long-term interest in the Horn of Africa and the conflicts in the region, as well as in new and emerging states. Continue reading A Visit to Eritrea with Diversity Resource International (DRI)→
The participants of the International Conference on Eritrean Studies indicated that the conference has significant contribution in creating common understanding.
Mr. Efrem Tekeste, lecturer on Political Science at the Adi-Keih College of Arts and Social Science, said that the conference will have significant input in understanding the importance of research in all development aspects. He also underlined that the conference will help the foreign intellectuals participating in the conference expand their understanding on the political situation in Eritrea and region and has also created a forum for them to share experiences with their Eritrean counterparts. Continue reading International Conference on Eritrean Studies Creates Common Understanding→
African Studies, Chinese studies, American Studies… All these scholarly well-established research areas have so far been incomplete as Eritrean Studies were missing from the picture. The amount of academic research is tremendous, featuring important and rich topics, including archeology, energy, politics, and the humanities, amongst others.
Hence, engaging scholars from inside and outside Eritrea comes at a very important juncture and it is more than ever the occasion to create an academic gathering in the country. Accordingly, 2016 holds much promise for Eritrea’s academic world with the launch of the First International Conference on Eritrean Studies (ICES), to be held July 20-22 at the Asmara Palace Hotel. Continue reading A Glimpse to the First International Conference on Eritrean Studies (ICES)→
This conference aims to revive scholarly discussions on Eritrea and sketch ways of strengthening academic interest and activities related to the country by engaging scholars from inside and outside Eritrea. The event will offer an opportunity to scholars working on Eritrea to present their work to a larger academic gathering in Asmara. It will also provide a forum for local, Eritrean Diaspora, and international scholars to create and develop links with research and academic institutions and public stakeholders inside the country.
THE first bi-annual Science and Engineering Journal of the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) was inaugurated today with a view to motivating students pursuing Masters Degree and raising their capacity.