Visit of a Delegation from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania to the University of Ibadan.

Delegation from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania to the University of Ibadan.

A delegation from the African Research and Consultancy, Lithuania and Social Research Center and Diversity Development Group, Lithuania visited the University of Ibadan from 24 to 26 August 2017.

The delegation comprised of the following: 

  1. Dr. Karolis Zibas, Social Research Center and Diversity Development Group
  2. Dr. Mante Makauskaite, African Research and Consultancy
  3. Miss Eugenija Kovaliova, African Research and Consultancy

The delegation paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka on Friday, 25 August 2017. Discussions were held regarding possibilities of collaboration in relevant fields with specific reference to joint research in Migration and Diaspora studies and the issue of Human Trafficking.

Delegation from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania to the University of Ibadan.

The team held several meetings with representatives from relevant faculties and the Institute of African Studies: Philosophy, History, Institute of Conflict and Strategic studies as well as Psychology. The meetings explored the possibility of forming a research consortium between University of Ibadan, African Research and Consultancy, Lithuania and Social Research Center and Diversity Development Group, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania that would carry out innovative studies in the areas of Migration and Diaspora studies and Human Trafficking.