Rahel Weldeab. Reading a message sent by the Mahaffy's.
Rahel presented a paper entitled "Academic Research,
Intelligence Gathering and Foreign Intervention: Academic
Imperialism in the Case of Eritrea."
Georgina Cole (University of Oxford) and Dr. Ghebrebrhan Ogubazhi presenting
papers entitled "Struggling to Find a Fence: A Search for the Middle Ground
in EritreanScholarship" and "Some Thoughts on Research in the Natural
Science in the Context of Eritrea", respectively.
Dr. Jason Mosley during the Plenary Session addressing "The Impact of the
Yemeni Conflict on both sides of the Red Sea and Beyond."
Dr. Yosef Lebsekal on the far left
Dr. Tanja R. Müller
Dr. Ghidewon Abay Asmerom
Alamin Hamid presenting "Perfecting Women's Struggle
through Studies: Addressing the Absence of Gender in Eritrean
Olivia A. Woldemikael presenting "Perceptions of Heroism: A
Comparison of Women's Roles within the National Liberation
Struggles of Eritrea and Zimbabwe"
Panel on Education
Dr. Eyoab Iyasu presenting "Biology and Society: Can
African Genome Data Mend the Fences?"
Attendees at the above mentioned presentation.
Dr. Cythnia Tse Kimberlin. She was a former Peace Corps Volunteer
in Mendefera, Eritrea from 1962-1964. Dr. Kimberlin
presented a paper entitled: "Conversations with an Ethnomusicologist
and Cardinal Paulos Tzadua (1972-2000)"
Kokeb Fessha, a recent Law School graduate presenting
her paper entitled "Infringement of Copyright of film in Eritrea"
Dr. Giorgio Prodi's presentation entitled "One Belt One Road Initiative: Opportunity
and Threats for Africa". Dr. Giorgio is the son of former Italian Prime Minister
and the formernPresident of the European Commission, Romano Prodi.
Dr. Amare Tekle, right, moderator. He was the former Commissioner
of the Eritrean Referendum Commission.
Professor Asmarom Legesse, prominent Eritrean anthropologist
Attorney Semhar Araia. Semhar also presented a paper entitled
"The Role of Africa's Diaspora in Development: Lessons from Eritrea"
Issayas Tesfamariam, left. Dr. Michael Busch (middle) presenting
his paper entitled "Narratives of Necessity" and Dr. Bhakti Shringarpure
(far right) presenting her paper entitled "Foregrounding Italian Colonialism:
New Literary representations from the Horn of Africa"