Online discussion: The Common Denominators of Global Citizenship and Peace Education – and How to put their Aims into Practice

May 22, 2024 | 15:00 o’clock

Elisabeth Rinne, Rosemarie Schöffmann, Hans Karl Peterlini


Invitation on behalf of the Africa Peace and Development Network and affiliates, to Global Peace Studies for Sustainable Development in Africa (Global Peace), a series of weekly academic and professional discussions on peace education, peace research, and peace activism as well as on the question of sustainable development. Global Peace events take place every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dar-es-Salaam/Kampala/Nairobi, using the Zoom link below. Please do adjust your clock accordingly. We appreciate your participation.

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Elisabeth Rinne is a researcher at the University of Klagenfurt and one of the organizers of the global network “Global Campus Online”, where she facilitates the exchange between a diverse group of participants with interests or backgrounds in sustainability, education, peace studies and other related fields. She has a background in school teaching and holds a master’s degree in Global Citizenship Education.

Rosemarie Schöffmann is a university assistant at the University of Klagenfurt, Department of Educational Science and the Centre for Peace Research and Education. She previously worked for many years in basic education: in training, counselling and project coordination for an employment project for young women in a feminist institution in Klagenfurt (EqualiZ, formerly the Girls‘ Centre). Her work and research focus on Intersectionality, gender relations and educational inequalities, as well as postcolonial theory.

Hans Karl Peterlini is a Professor of General Pedagogy and Intercultural Education at the Department of Educational Research at the University of Klagenfurt. His research focuses on the phenomena of personal and social learning, living together in ethnicised societies, diversity, peace education and global citizenship education. He is the founder and holder of the UNESCO Chair „Global Citizenship Education – Culture of Diversity and Peace“, established in 2020.