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Professor Tatek Abebe
Professor & Convener of postgraduate programs in Childhood Studies
Biography

Tatek Abebe is a professor and convener of postgraduate programs in childhood studies (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) in the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research interests and publications intersect the fields of childhood studies and development studies, focusing on how young Africans are affected by and contribute to the transformations of the socio-cultural and political-economic environments they inhabit. Abebe has authored over 50 journal articles and book chapters and coedited five books. He is committed to interdisciplinary, collaborative knowledge production and has led several capacity-building projects involving African scholars and institutions. Currently, he leads a project on childhood, culture, and sustainable development involving Addis Ababa University, funded by Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (Diku). Abebe also serves as an international advisory board member of Childhood, Children’s Geographies, and Fennia: International Journal of Geography.

Professor Tatek Abebe
Professor & Convener of postgraduate programs in Childhood Studies
Biography

Tatek Abebe is a professor and convener of postgraduate programs in childhood studies (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) in the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research interests and publications intersect the fields of childhood studies and development studies, focusing on how young Africans are affected by and contribute to the transformations of the socio-cultural and political-economic environments they inhabit. Abebe has authored over 50 journal articles and book chapters and coedited five books. He is committed to interdisciplinary, collaborative knowledge production and has led several capacity-building projects involving African scholars and institutions. Currently, he leads a project on childhood, culture, and sustainable development involving Addis Ababa University, funded by Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (Diku). Abebe also serves as an international advisory board member of Childhood, Children’s Geographies, and Fennia: International Journal of Geography.