The participants of the International Conference on Eritrean Studies indicated that the conference has significant contribution in creating common understanding.
Asmara, 22 July 2016- The participants of the International Conference on Eritrean Studies indicated that the conference has significant contribution in creating common understanding.
Mr. Efrem Tekeste, lecturer on Political Science at the Adi-Keih College of Arts and Social Science, said that the conference will have significant input in understanding the importance of research in all development aspects. He also underlined that the conference will help the foreign intellectuals participating in the conference expand their understanding on the political situation in Eritrea and region and has also created a forum for them to share experiences with their Eritrean counterparts.
Prof. Alfredo Coppa, the team leader of the Italian Archeologists who are engaged in excavation activities in Eritrea, indicated that ancient traces are being surfaced in Eritrea that could help in the research for indentifying the development of homo sapience. The number of conference participants that are here to participate in the research papers presentations attest to the rich potential Eritrea possesses in terms of ancient history and archeological discoveries.
Ms. Victoria Bernal, from University of California, who presented a research paper on Asmara as Cultural Heritage said that they were mesmerized by the quality research papers presented and hot discussions conducted and that the research papers will have significant contribution.
They also recommended that the Eritrean scholars to sustainably contribute research papers depicting all aspects of Eritrea and such international conferences to be arranged regularly.