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Each year, while well-tested program components have become classics, the Fellowship focus shifts to the most pressing issues in German society. Download the detailed program schedules of the Humanity in Action Berlin Fellowship below to get a better understanding of the topics our Fellows work on and the pedagogy we use to discuss challenging social justice issues.

Fellows Britta Thiemt and Hannah Sachs at the German Bundestag

A Day in the Berlin Fellowship

Thursday, June 20

Berlin, Germany

9:30 - 11:30

Walking Tour: Germany and its Colonial Past

Joshua Kwesi Aikins

Activist; Political Scientist, Kassel University

Afrikanische Straße / Müllerstraße

12:00 - 13:30

Coloniality and Institutional Racism

Joshua Kwesi Aikins

Activist; Political Scientist, Kassel University

Each One Teach One (EOTO), Müllerstraße 56-58, 13349 Berlin

14:30 - 16:00

Germany's Historical Responsibility for Colonialism: Thoughts from Academic, Activist and NGO-Sector Perspectives

Yaşar Ohle

Activist; Jurist; Former Employee, Friedrich- Ebert Foundation Windhoek, Namibia; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow

19:00 - 21:30

Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion: "Without Community There Is No Liberation"1 (Org. Title: “Zusammen haben wir eine Chance”)

Sanchita Basu (Activist; Director at ReachOut), Nadiye Ünsal (Activist; Filmmaker, DoK Crew; PhD Candidate; Member, Bündnis gegen Rassismus); Tijana Vukmirović (Activist; Filmmaker, DoK Crew)

IL Kino, Nansenstraße 22, 12047 Berlin

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Impressions from the Berlin Fellowship

  • 2018 Berlin Fellows at the Bundestag
  • Senior Fellow Narku Laing speaking on Diversity and Self Identification
  • Farewell Reception of our 2016 Berlin Fellows