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  • 25. - 27.5.2018
  • Haus der Kulturen der Welt; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Technische Universität Berlin

Vom 25. bis zum 27. Mai findet in Berlin die internationale sozialphilosophische Tagung „Emanzipation“ statt. Sie wird von der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, dem Center for Humanities & Social Change an der HU Berlin, der Technischen Universität Berlin und der Menschenrechtsorganisation medico international e.V. veranstaltet. In den drei Plenarveranstaltungen und zwölf Kolloquien diskutieren führende Wissenschaftler*innen und …

  • Juli 4, 2018
  • 8:00 pm » 10:00 pm
  • Maxim Gorki Theater

Invited speakers: Prof. Seyla Benhabib (Yale University), Prof. Zeynep Gambetti (Boğaziçi University) Authoritarian movements and governments resurface globally. They are often presented as a shocking aberration from the progressive norm. But whether we should see authoritarianism as rule or exception to the present world order hinges on how we explain its emergence, referring, for instance, …

  • From July 15th-20th 2018
  • Humboldt University Berlin

Why do people often accept, and even embrace, social and political conditions that seem to run counter to their own interests? How is it possible that we sometimes support forms of domination with our ways of behaving and thinking without intending or even realizing it? One answer to these questions refers to the notion of …