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Academy Programs

on Migration and Diversity


Entrance of the Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin

Entrance of the Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin
© Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Jens Ziehe

The academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin is expanding the scope of the museum activities by introducing a program about migration and diversity. Through different kinds of events - lectures, conferences, workshops, and panel discussions - the academy creates a platform for the discussion of Germany as an immigration country and the associated pluralization of society.

Upcoming events
7 + 8 April 2014
Concepts of Citizenship and Participation in European Comparison
Symposium in Cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation
13 May 2014
Deutsch sein und schwarz dazu (Being German and Black as well)
Erinnerungen eines Afro-Deutschen (Memories of an Afro-German)
Reading and Discussion in the Series "New German Stories"
16 May 2014
Dealing with Images and Prohibition of Images in Judaism and Islam
Symposium as Part of the Jewish-Islamic Forum
19 June 2014
Islam in Europe. Contemporary controversies, genealogical continuities
Panel discussion
Overview of further events
27 + 28 November 2014
"Media and Minorities. Questions of Representation and Integration in International Comparison" - Symposium in Cooperation with the Migration Council
Past events
20 March 2014

"InderKinder" - On Growing up and Living in Germany
Reading and Discussion with Urmila Goel and Nisa Punnamparambil-Wolf
Further information on this event.

20 February 2014

Is Higher Education a Safeguard Against Racism and Antisemitism?
Presentation of a Study followed by Panel Discussion
Further information on this event.

15 January 2014

"New German Stories"
"We, the new Germans - Who we are, what we want"
Reading and Discussion with Alice Bota, Khuê Pham und Özlem Topçu
Further information on this event and a post on our blog about the series "New German Stories" can be found here.

5 + 6 December 2013

Social Exclusion and Politics of Anti-Discrimination and Minority Empowerment in Europe and the U.S. Conference in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the British Council.
Further information and a recording of this event can be found here.

22 November 2013

Quo vadis Migration Politics? Panel Discussion. The panel discussion was part of the symposium "Migration and Integration Politics Today." A cooperation with the Migration Council.
On our blog, you will find a report about the symposium and further information on this event is available here.

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