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Life Before and After COVID-19: A Doctor’s Perspective from Switzerland
“Iris, how is work? Hope you and your family are ok. Please stay strong.“ Ever since COVID-19 has hit Europe, I have been receiving messages of support from family, friends and nearly forgotten acquaintances on a daily basis.
The Dark Side of Domesticity: Captivity Beyond Pandemics
Senior Fellow Jasamin Ulfat-Seddiqzai, a literary scholar at the University of Duisberg-Essen, shares her thoughts on the similarities between (self-)quarantine in times of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lives of women in highly patriarchal societies, past and present.
“Social Distancing” will make Matters Worse
As we seek to do the right thing in the midst of the COVID-19 uncertainty, we are being told to practice “social distancing.” The intent is sound: we want to break the chain of infection by keeping our distance from other people. Yet the purpose of such actions is really “spatial distancing,” not social distancing.
The Truth of the Future: Reflections on Antisemitism
During our Conference "Addressing Antisemitism in our Societies", in Berlin, October 24-27, 2019, Judith Goldstein shared her reflections on Antisemitism with the participants.
Stretching my Mind, Constant (Refl)Action
I always knew my bubble was small, but I didn't know that it was that small. Being secure about yourself and the world, about truths and lies is kind of easy: So being strongly irritated, exhausted and emotional were my key experience during the fellowship.
Technological Change and Human Rights
Facebook Livestream Event with Nani Jansen Reventlow (Director of the Digital Freedom Fund) during the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellowship in Berlin.
#MeToo: Germany doesn’t need it. But does it?
Flight and Migration - Societies in Transition
Humanity in Action launched a ten-day forum entitled “Flight and Migration – Societies in Transition” in Berlin from November 10 to 19, 2017.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover our international Humanity in Action publications:
Shifting Paradigms: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders
Shifting Paradigms is a volume of diverse articles on cross-border policy and pluralism written by Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.
Two Trees in Jerusalem
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen in her touching account "Two Trees in Jerusalem" tells about the resistance of her parents, Donata and Eberhard Helmrich, against the horrors of National Socialism.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks is an anthology of written works by Judith Goldstein, the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action. In this collection, Goldstein explores the central themes of Humanity in Action and its educational programming: human rights, the Second World War and the Holocaust, diversity, religious freedom, race relations, civil society and the arts.
Civil Society and the Holocaust: International Perspectives on Resistance and Rescue
In 2013, Humanity in Action Denmark held a conference in Copenhagen to mark the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of Danish Jewry. This book was published in association with the “October 1943” conference. The anthology examines how European societies dealt with the knowledge of the Nazi persecution of Jews in very different ways before, during and after the Holocaust.
Oktober '43: Danske jøders flugt til Sverige eller deportation til Theresienstad
Oktober '43: Danske jøders flugt til Sverige eller deportation til Theresienstad contains many interviews that explore the political considerations and decisions of Germany, Denmark and Sweden, the rescue mission across the Øresund strait and Sweden’s reception of the refugees.