SPEAKER BIO

Dr Savo Heleta

Dr Savo Heleta is a researcher, analyst, educator and author with more than ten years’ experience in higher education, academic research, curriculum development, teaching, research supervision and internationalisation. His research interests range from decolonisation of knowledge; higher education internationalisation; conflict analysis and conflict transformation; post-war reconstruction and peace-building; sustainable development; higher education in post-war settings; international migration; xenophobia; to social justice advocacy and activism.

He also has more than eight years’ experience in project planning, development and implementation, capacity building and leadership development, youth leadership development, peace-building and work in the NGO sector in South Africa, South Sudan and Bosnia.