Politics & Society

Politics & Society

Turning Controversy into Connection: A Discussion with Martha Minow and Liz Lerman

When bitter debates divide our societies – at times to the point of violence – it’s both harder and more important than ever to find the common ground that unites us. Is there a way out? Yes, say legal scholar Martha Minow and creative artist Liz Lerman in the latest event in the Humanities for Humans series. But if we want to build bridges, we need the right tools.

Politics & Society

Lauschangriff auf deutsche Offiziere: Russlands hybride Kriegsführung

Kommunikation ist im digitalen Zeitalter zu einer zentralen Ressource der Kriegsführung geworden. Dies bewies zuletzt eindrücklich der Abhörskandal um den möglichen Einsatz des Marschflugkörpers Taurus durch die Ukraine. Wie können journalistische Medien künftig in diesem „Krieg der Narrative“ bestehen?

Politics & Society

The Trump Carnival: Medieval Politics on Today’s Far Right

Donald Trump’s campaign and presidency not only endorsed but celebrated the unprecedented transgression of political and social norms. How did the embrace of the carnivalesque aid his ascent to power? And how much longer will its appeal last?

Politics & Society

World on the Move: A Discussion with Kathryn Abrams and Mark Terkessidis

Right now, over 110 million people are experiencing displacement from their homes, surpassing all previous records of refugeedom. In the latest virtual event in our “Humanities for Humans” series, legal scholar Dr. Kathryn Abrams and migration researcher Dr. Mark Terkessidis discuss the pressing questions about a world on the move.

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