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08.11.19

Against the Toxic: Acts of Disobedience, Interdependence and Vulnerability
by Leena Halees
This panel discussion addresses environmental injustice through the lens of the toxic and the discrimination surrounding its production and circulation, all deeply rooted in historical structures. The Invocations program comprises a series of performances, film screenings, talks and round-table discussions, workshop, and sonic interventions, which bring together artists, writers, academics, activists, filmmakers and musicians involved in this subject.
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press & talk

01.11.19

DICE Conference 2019 | Tossing the Master's Tools
by Leena Halees
As part of this year's DICE Conference & Festival, CIJ be hosting a talk entitled "Healing, Transforming, Creating: Tossing the Master's Tools." Inspired by Audre Lorde's revolutionary declaration, "the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house", this talk explores the critical question of "how does transformation look like?"
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27.10.19

DE-HEIMATIZE BELONGING Conference
by Leena Halees
As part of the DE-HEIMATIZE BELONGING Conference taking place at Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, CIJ will host a panel on the transformative process inherent to an intersectional perspective in the field of arts and culture.
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26.09.19

Feminist Scrollytelling: Visual data essays about intersectionality
by Emilia Roig
All you've always wanted to know about intersectionality can be found on these Scrollytelling Pages, a project of the University of Potsdam in cooperation with the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ).
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18.09.19

Justice for all – or no justice at all: Intersektionalität und Antidiskriminierung in Deutschland
by Henrike Scholz
Das Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) hat im Auftrag des [Deutschen Zentrums für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung (DeZIM-Institut)](https://www.dezim-institut.de/veranstaltungen/) einen Bericht zu **Intersektionalität und Antidiskriminierung in Deutschland** erstellt. Die Vorstellung findet am 18. September in Berlin statt.
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14.09.19

Networking meeting around the Hijab
by Henrike Scholz
Das Bündnis #GegenBerufsverbot lädt Freund\*innen, Kolleg\*innen und Schwestern\* und Brüder\* ein. Geleitet von Nurêy Özer soll es darum gehen, einen Raum für Austausch zu schaffen, die Rolle von Kopftuchverboten im eigenen Leben zu erörtern und mehr über die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen des sog. Neutralitätsgesetzes zu lernen. In diesem Workshop sind wir die Expert*innen unserer eigenen Erfahrungen.
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15.05.19

What's up with class?!
by Miriam Aced
"It's not about race, it's about class!" We no longer want to engage in the race vs. class debate and aim to reclaim the conversation about class.
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publication

07.05.19

"Reach everyone on the planet..." - Kimberlé Crenshaw and Intersectionality
by Emilia Roig
With the publication, "Reach Everyone on the Planet ...," the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) and the Gunda Werner Institute want to honor Kimberlé Crenshaw and to illustrate the importance of the intersectional approach through a variety of contributions.
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28.04.19

Gala for and with CIJ President Kimberlé Crenshaw
by Miriam Aced
30 years ago, Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term "intersectionality" to describe the interplay of different forms of oppression. Let's celebrate intersectionality in Europe!
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28.04.19

Speech given by Kimberlé Crenshaw at the Gala in her honor on April 28th 2019
by Kimberlé Crenshaw
Over the years I have argued that we can learn much more about intersectionality by understanding intersectionality not as a thing, but a way of seeing, thinking and doing — a way of talking back to the limited conceptions of social power that constrain our ability to take meaningful transformative action.
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