The ‘International Lounge’ and ‘International Lounge+’ series of talks has been hosted by the International Office at Iwalewahaus since 2015. These public talks being given free of charge, and in English, by international doctoral researchers, visiting scholars and visiting professors.
The expert speakers come from various fields of study, but do reflect Bayreuth’s main research areas. Moreover, a point is made to address the socially and politically relevant issues of the day in selecting the presentations held.
Admission is free and registration is not required!
- Monday, July 8, 2019
Theme: Who Will Care for Me? Children without Parental Care in Tanzania
Speaker: Florencia Kimario, BIGSAS Junior Research Fellow
About the lecture: In Tanzania, for a long time, the extended family, kin or community cared for the child. However, effects of the HIV and AIDS epidemic, chronic poverty and social disintegration have gradually weakened the traditional childcare structures. Children without parental care are left in need of alternative means of care and protection. Florencia Kimario studies the law and practice of alternative childcare in Tanzania. For more information, click here.
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Iwalewahaus, Wölfelstraße 2, Bayreuth
- July 8, 2019
Theme: Disease forecast: mapping the geographic potential of disease spread under current and future climate
Speaker: Dr. Abdallah Samy, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (University of Kansas) and Entomology Department (Ain Shams University)
- July 1st, 2019
Theme: Freedom of Religion in France vs. The European Concept of Human Rights
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Olivier Dubos, political scientist and lecturer in public law at the University of Bordeaux
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