Gäste aus Ruanda

Vistiting Scholar (funded by the Foundation for the Promotion of Cooperation in Teaching and Research with Partner Institutions, JGU)

Dr Simeon Wiehler

June 2017
School of Social, Political and Administrative Sciences
College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Rwanda

Simeon Wiehler has been invited by the Foundation for the Promotion of Cooperation in Teaching and Research with Partner Institutions, JGU Mainz, to take up a research fellowship.

Simeon Wiehler is Dean of the School of Social, Political and Administrative Sciences at the University of Rwanda.  He is the proud father of three boisterous sons, editor of The Rwanda Journal Social Sciences Series and lectures in social statistics, research methods, sociological theories and critical sociology at the University of Rwanda’s Huye Campus. His research interests range from the theory-driven analysis of delocalization in Africa (the cascading social impact of rapid cultural change), to the implications of gendered land rights on GBV and intra-household disputes, street child policy in Rwanda, Uganda and the East African region, to the challenges of introducing non-traditional agricultural and horticultural crops to small-holder farmers. Simeon received his PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell University in New York, USA, and has worked in Africa as a NGO volunteer, technical advisor, consultant and educator since 1983.

 

Vistiting Scholar (funded by the Foundation for the Promotion of Cooperation in Teaching and Research with Partner Institutions, JGU)

Dr Augustin Rudacogora

May – June 2014
Dr Augustin Rudacogora, Senior Lecturer
School of Arts and Languages
College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Rwanda

Augustin Rudacogora was invited by the Foundation for the Promotion of Cooperation in Teaching and Research with Partner Institutions, JGU Mainz, to take up a research fellowship. During his stay in Mainz the renewed agreement of the cooperation between the two universities was signed. He presented his resarch on genocide remembrance in Rwanda in a talk, “The Rwandan genocide commemoration twenty years after: challenges, changes, and improvements”, at the departmental lecture series (10th June 2014).

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