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Bilateral Social Cohesion Forum
From October 27 to 28, 2020, delegations from Germany and the United States will explore the complex and contested relationship among aspects of “Social Cohesion and Combustion.”
News & Events
Tietz Lecture on Addressing Antisemitism
Antisemitism never went away in Germany. Now, it resurges – both covertly and increasingly in public. The intensifying antisemitic hate speech is also followed by acts of violence: In Germany, between 2017 and 2019, the antisemitic acts of violence doubled (Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution; 2020). The pianist Igor Levit and the author Lena Gorelik will discuss about Antisemitism in Germany today – and the actions that need to be taken now.
Senior Fellow cofounds initiative against antisemitism
Senior Fellow Anne Aulinger and her colleagues from various factions of the German parliament founded the Bernhard-Kreis Initiative, a move to promote Jewish life in Germany by working against Antisemitism.
Bundestag is being sued
Senior Fellow and network journalist Arne Semsrott works for a transparency agency and they are suing against the parliament, because they do not publish the decision of the council of elders. In March 2018 the council of elders decided to build a trench around the German parliament building.
Reimagining Belonging in New York and Berlin
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All our Fellows conduct a hands-on local civil society initiative, an "Action Project." Check out some of our community's projects.
Heidelberg Black Feminist Book Club
Senior Fellow Akilah Silke Güc created a new gathering place for her community to learn, explore, and heal together while meeting up to read books on blankets next to the river.
How to Be a Mental Health Ambassador
In an attempt to address the lack of mental health professionals, Senior Fellow Britta Thiemt organized a workshop at the Trinity College Dublin to train individuals to be Mental Health Ambassadors.
Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya hosts an online talk show BlackRockTalk, discussing social phenomenas and global experiences from a youthful and intellectual perspective.
Become a Fellow
Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in six cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
01 Year duration
135 Fellows per year