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HTO: Is it an exodus? – Making sense of the Hong Kong migration wave from the perspective of young adults
The next Heidelberg Talks Online (HTO) takes place on Friday, January 27, 2023. The speaker will be Eunice Chiu, PhD student in Educational Science at the Faculty of Cultural and Behavioural Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg. She holds a BA degree in Anthropology and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include green policy and the environment, migrational studies and educational justice.
HTO: Psychology of the Last Generation - With peaceful civil resistance against the climate catastrophe
The next “Heidelberg Talks Online” meeting will take place on Friday, 20 Jan 2023. The speaker is Jana Mestmäcker, psychologist (M. Sc.) and activist of the climate protection alliance "Last Generation". After a year abroad as a student in Buenos Aires, she studied psychology at the universities of Hamburg, Lübeck and Örebro (Sweden), graduating with a Master's degree in 2017. Afterwards, Ms Mestmäcker gained professional experience in a specialised psychological publishing house before working as a psychology lecturer in Göttingen from 2019. She gave up this work last year in order to devote all her energy to the goals of the "Last Generation".
HTO: “Russia's war on Ukraine and its impact on post-Soviet countries in Central Asia”
The next Heidelberg Talks Online (HTO) takes place on Friday, December 16, 2022. The speaker will be Nafisa Mirzojamshedzoda, DAAD alumna from Tajikistan and a doctoral researcher at the University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde/Germany.
With Sinology into Dipolmatic Service
Dr Christine Althauser, alumna of Heidelberg University and German Consul General in Shanghai from 2017 to 2021, accepted the invitation of the alumni network SHAN e.V. at the end of last year and spoke to students and graduates about her professional experiences at the Auswärtiges Amt. She also shared her assessments of the foreign policy situation on this occasion.
We thank Dr Althauser for her commitment!
HTO: “Why international relations need science – science diplomacy in its historical perspective”
The next Heidelberg Talks Online (HTO) takes place on Friday, December 2, 2022.
The speaker will be Dr Maria Rentetzi, Professor and chair of Science, Technology and Gender studies at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.
Open Day at the HCLA
Come and visit the campus of the Heidelberg University in Chile for Latin America!
On 30 November 2022 there will be an open day at the Heidelberg Center Latin America (HCLA). The event is free of charge and open to the whole community. You will be able to visit us from 4:30pm to 8:00pm.
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