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Intercultural dialogue Living in Europe with a non-European background

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This intercultural dialogue will explore the insights and experiences of the panelists on the subject of being non-European in Europe, considering various diversity and cultural issues.

Dr. Shweta Srivastav is a design researcher, educator, and sustainability consultant. She is the Co-Founder of Glocal Co-Lab, working with community groups on localization of Sustainable Development Goals and bringing contextual knowledge to global experts. She is also a Meshwork Coordinator and Researcher with The Hague Centre for Global Governance, Innovation and Emergence. She has a PhD in urban sustainability from Cardiff University in the UK, and a broad range of experience working with multidisciplinary teams on sustainability in built environment, urban and business contexts to design and coordination of research projects in India and UK.

Dr. Pin Lean Lau is a Lecturer in Bio-Law and Director of Exchange and Study Abroad Programs at Brunel University London. A former barrister and solicitor in Malaysia, she has worked in different parts of Europe. She completed a PhD in Juridical Sciences from the Central European University, published a book on her research, and taught at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford, UK and the University of Hannover, Germany. She is also an associate member of the European Association of Health Law, and a member of each the global ATLAS Women Network in International Law, and the Daughters of Themis: International Network of Female Business Scholars.

Cindy Agyemang is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Western Virginia University. She completed studies in social work and sociology at the University of Ghana, where she was also a teaching assistant, and an MA in Public Policy focused on human rights and social justice at the Central European University in Hungary. Cindy has done social impact work with several organizations including Compassion International, Rotary International, STL Amandi Foundation, IFRC and SignAll Technologies. Most recently she lived in Germany, and as a team member of the Co-Creating Europe Caravan of Unity, she facilitated dialogues on the subject of Black Lives in Europe.

 

Details

Date:
March 21
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Start:

2021-03-21 15:00:00

End:

2021-03-21 16:00:00

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Organizer:

Dr. Magdalena Smieszek is a human rights advocate, researcher and educator, having worked around the world with international organizations, including a decade with the United Nations, namely UNHCR, UNDP and IOM. Magdalena’s beginnings were in Poland, with a migratory childhood via the refugee camps of Italy to multicultural Canada before she took the path of a humanitarian around the globe and made her way back to Europe. She completed a PhD in law at the Central European University in Budapest, and the outcome is her forthcoming book, The Evolving Psyche of Law in Europe, which explores the psychology of inclusion and exclusion in human rights and asylum frameworks. She also taught human rights and related subjects in programs at CEU and at Al Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences in East Jerusalem. Among her numerous projects towards human-self knowledge is the Caravan of Unity with Co-Creating Europe.
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