Call for Public Lecture by Dr. Christophe Van der Beken - College of Law and Governance

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Call for Public Lecture on "Sub-national constitutional autonomy and the accommodation of diversity in Ethiopia" on April 18/2018 , 2:00 PM (8:00 L.T) at Hawassa University Senate Hall  by Dr. Christophe Van der Beken 


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Dr. Christophe Van der Beken

Christophe Van der Beken is an associated Postdoctoral Research Fellow. He is also an Associate Professor at the Addis Ababa University, College of Law and Governance Studies. He obtained his LLM (2000) and PhD degrees in law (2006) at Ghent University.

From 2000 to 2007 Christophe worked as an academic assistant at the Department of public law of Ghent University. From 2007 to 2010 he worked as a doctor-assistant at the same department, teaching courses in the field of law and development with particular attention to Africa. In 2010 Christophe became an Associate Professor at the Ethiopian Civil Service University in Addis Ababa where he is teaching courses in the field of federalism, constitutional law and minority rights.

His PhD research examined the relationship between federalism and the protection of minority rights focusing on Africa and Ethiopia. His current research focuses on federalism, sub-national constitutional law, minority rights and local government in Ethiopia.

Christophe is a member of the editorial board of Afrika Focus journal and of the IACL (International Association of Constitutional Law) research group on Subnational Constitutions in Federal and Quasi-Federal Constitutional States.




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