CSSH hosts the 5th NRC

CSSH, Hawassa University, Hosts the 5th National Research Conference.

College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hawassa University, hosted the 5th national research conference under the theme “Promoting Socio-Cultural Diversity, Shared Values and Peace for Sustainable Development in Ethiopia” on May 9, 2024 at AU Hall, Main Campus.

Dr. Ayano Beraso, President of HU, officially opened the conference where he highlighted the necessity of promoting socio-cultural diversity and shared values in bringing peace and sustainable development. He urged all stakeholders, including the government, media and community to work jointly towards finding lasting solutions for the prevailing conflicts in the country.

Dean of CSSH, Prof. Zeleke Arficho, pointed out that the theme of this conference strikes at the heart of the current generation's shared aspiration for better tomorrow, and underscores the commitment to fostering environmental sustainability and development, social equity and inclusion societal transformation, language, media and communication.

Professor Baye Yimam, a seasoned scholar of Linguistics from Addis Ababa University, delivered a key note speech emphasizing on the role of language in promoting shared values in Ethiopia.

Dr .Tafese Matewos, V/President for RTT, also delivered a key-note speech where he underlined that failure to manage diversity and lack of adherence to our shared values are among serious factors constraining our country’s endeavor to insure sustainable development and end poverty.

A total of 15 research papers were presented by distinguished researchers from different universities at the conference followed by academic discussions, questions comments and suggestions from participants.

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