Samuel Abraham

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Samuel Abrahám (born 1960 in Bratislava) is rector of BISLA, a small liberal arts college in Bratislava, Slovakia. Samuel Abrahám studied political science and political philosophy at the University of Toronto and at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Education Innovator[edit]

Samuel Abrahám is currently involved in ECOLAS - a network of universities supported by European funding in order to spread and support liberal arts education in Europe.[1]

Membership of organizations[edit]

From 1996 to 2004 he was representative of the Project on Ethnic Relations, a Princeton-based foundation focusing on resolving ethnic tensions in Central and Eastern Europe. He is also member of the advisory board of Eurozine - an internet journal of a network of European cultural journals.

Academic posts[edit]

From 1990 onwards he helped to establish and lectured at Political science department at Comenius University. In 1996 he founded and has since edited Slovak-English cultural journal Kritika & Kontext.[2] During 1996 - 2006 he founded and directed Society for Higher Learning, an educational institution for gifted university students. In 2006 he co-founded and has been the rector of Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts (BISLA).[3]