Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2012
Drawing upon collaborations in education, rights and non-discrimination in the Balkans and Greece since 2003, such as the Crossing the Dividing Line project(2003-2004), Symβiosis was founded in May 2011 in Thessaloniki, during a project on Migration and intercultural education, funded by the OSF Education Support Programme (2010-2011). The group works towards establishing partnerships among civil society organisations, groups and networks focusing on equality, participatory democracy, social justice and respect for fundamental rights.
In the framework of this work towards global and local challenges, Symβiosis along with The Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia (Thessaloniki, Greece) series of lectures entitled "Our "distant" neighbours: economic, social and cultural approaches" organised on Friday 30.3.2012 the lecture of the historian Noor Nieftagodien, University of Witwatersrand in South Africa on "African cities, post colonialism, memory and migration: the case of Alexandra in South Africa".
For more information on Symβiosis click here and for the lecture here.