Newsletter 25
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Newsletter Nr. 25

Here you will find current news from KAAD!

Seminar abroad in Santa Fe
| Lateinamerika, Aktuelles, Seminare, Veranstaltungen

Seminar abroad in Santa Fe (Argentina) 25.-28.11.2021 “Global Health and Integral Ecology. Pathways to Socio-Ecological Change after the Pandemic”.

The seminar, which was designed as a hybrid event, was attended on site by 17 KAAD alumni and scholarship holders and about ten guests from institutions and programs affiliated with KAAD (Universidad Católica de Santa Fe, Stipendienwerk Lateinamerika-Deutschland, Diplomatura Superior de Ecolologia Integral). Numerous…

Award winner 2020
| Lateinamerika, Aktuelles, Seminare, Veranstaltungen

Peter Hünermann Award winner 2020 receives certificate

At the opening evening of the seminar, Dr. Krüggeler was finally able to personally present the 2020 award winner of the KAAD Foundation Peter Hünermann, Dr. Lauro Sitzmann Penno, his certificate, for which the medical doctor from Paraguay had been waiting for more than a year.

| Afrika, Aktuelles

Identity and Conflict in Ethiopia – Seminar of the Ethiopian network KASHA

Within the framework of a so-called “Annual Seminar”, the “KAAD Association of Scholars from the Horn of Africa” (KASHA) meets regularly at various locations in Ethiopia. After the seminar in 2020 had to be cancelled due to corona, the Ethiopian KAAD community, accompanied by Dr. Marko Kuhn, Head of the Africa Department…

| Aktuelles, Seminare, Veranstaltungen

KAAD scholarship holders as helpers in the Ahr Valley – Flood relief and intercultural experience

From 21st to 26th September 2021, 20 international students mingled with the helpers who support the farms and families affected by the flood disaster in the Ahr Valley (Rhineland-Palatinate). These were KAAD scholars from Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Indonesia, Cambodia, Kenya, Lebanon, Palestine, Peru, the…

Apple harvest
| Aktuelles

Seminar and practical experience: „Landwirtschaft und Landleben – Struktur und Kultur im ländlichen Raum“

KAAD scholarship holders experience their host country first (and sometimes almost exclusively) in its urban areas – universities are rarely located in rural regions. Tourist insights, for example during hiking or excursions, are possible, but the actual life on site in the villages usually remains hidden. However, the…

Weihbischof Dr. Dr. Anton Losinger
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Suffragen Dr. Dr. Anton Losinger is the new Episcopal Commissioner for KAAD

The German Bishops’ Conference has appointed suffragan Dr. Dr. Anton Losinger from the Diocese of Augsburg as the new Bishop’s Commissioner for KAAD at its Autumn Plenary Assembly 2021.

| Aktuelles, Seminare

Local KAAD meeting in Berlin on 9.7.2021

After more than one year of forced break due to corona, it was a special pleasure for all participants to be finally able to hold a local KAAD meeting in presence again. A total of 18 scholarship holders and alumni from 13 nations studying and/or living in Berlin, Potsdam, Cottbus and Frankfurt (Oder) came together in…

| Aktuelles, Seminare

„Religion und Piety in an Intercultural Perspective“ – KAAD Online-Seminar 13. – 14.05.2021

KAAD scholars not only hail from from different cultures and religions, but also have different kinds of “religiosity” as their background. The German term “Frömmigkeit” (“piety”) tries to catch what is meant when a concrete religious practice arises between religious attitude and teaching. This often includes cultural…

Annual Report 2020
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Annual Report 2020

KAAD publishes its Annual Report 2020