Black Lives Matter to Albanians

Black Lives Matter to Albanians

Join us on October 4th for a teach-in series, titled “Albanian Hip-Hop Culture.” It investigates how the Albanian hip-hop industry relies on the appropriation and performances of Blackness. Register here
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Statement of Solidarity with University Students in Albania

Statement of Solidarity with University Students in Albania

The Harvard College Albanian Students Association is writing to express its solidarity with university students in Albania who are protesting in order to improve a broken education system. In a letter addressed to the Parliament, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Education and all public universities, the students’ demands are: Increasing the budget by 5% of GDP in order to allow the study fee to be halved for each level of study, improvement of teaching and infrastructure, and boarding. Transparency with the budget from the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth and HEIs; publication of all online expenses. Increase from 10% to 50% of the total student vote to elect the candidates for the dean, rector and each faculty to have a student representative in the academic senate. Review of…
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Government Strategies for Diaspora Engagement: A Conversation with Pandeli Majko, Minister of Diaspora of Albania

Government Strategies for Diaspora Engagement: A Conversation with Pandeli Majko, Minister of Diaspora of Albania

The ASA has partnered with the Center for International Development at Harvard University for an upcoming event with current Minister of Diaspora, Pandeli Majko. Lunch will be served. To sign up, please fill out this form.  RSVP on Facebook here. Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm Location: WEX 434 AB - Wexner Building 4th floor, Harvard Kennedy School   About the Speakers: Pandeli Majko was born in Tirana on November 15, 1967. He graduated from the University of Tirana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1986-1992). He also completed his studies at the Faculty of Law at the same university (1994-2000). Mr. Majko has an extensive political career. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Majko served as President of the Euro-Socialist Youth Forum of Albania (FRESSH). He served two terms as Secretary-General of the Socialist Party of…
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