Andrea Varriale (Interdisziplinäres Institut für Umwelt-, Sozial- und Humanwissenschaften der EUF, Abteilung Geographie) In the wake of the late-2000 financial crisis, several cities in Europe have seen the rise of social movements protesting reduced economic opportunities and the shrinking of space for political confrontation. Whereas many of these movements started off as grassroot entities [...] in crisis-stricken cities. To which extent do urban social movements refuse legality as a regulating mechanism, and how do they interact with established legal procedures? How do spaces of protest balance the
Vortrag von Andrea Varriale im humangeographischen Promotionskolloquium der CAU und der EUF. In the last few years, Naples has seen a mushrooming of urban social movements and occupations. Most of today's active spaces have started operating in the last five years. Unlike older centri sociali , the more recent "liberated spaces" are typically located in large, monumental buildings in the city centre, and seek to move away from the political sectarianism of their predecessors. Particularly striking - and problematic - is the intensive and continuative cooperation between the activists and the
*** Präsenzveranstaltung - findet in RIG 601 statt *** Freedom of movement for severely disabled people in Europe: How citizens’ rights challenge the European social model. People with physical and/or mental impairments often depend on personal assistance services or social welfare services to cope with their everyday life. This dependency may disable them to exercise their fundamental [...] thesis examines disabled people’s possibilities for (self-) advocacy in Brussels, how the European perspective on disability changes, and how this tension challenges the European social model.
Podiumsgespräch mit Dr. Robert Habeck, Prof. Dr. Anja Pistor-Hatam, Prof. Christoph Corves, Dominique Just und Malte Schremmer Social Innovation Night Kiel, Podiumsgespräch mit Dr. Robert Habeck, Prof. Dr. Anja Pistor-Hatam, Prof. Christoph Corves, Dominique Just und Malte Schremmer Datum: 10.11.2016, 18.45 Uhr Ort: Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel Mit: Luise Tremel Weitere Informationen: https://www.facebook.com/events/206696843086644/
Flensburger Kolloquiums zur Geschichte und Didaktik der Physik Douglas Allchin (Minneapolis) hält einen Vortrag im Rahmen des Flensburger Kolloquiums zur Geschichte und Didaktik der Physik zum Thema "Social Media and the Nature of Science-in-Society" More and more, people are relying on social media for their scientific information. But is it reliable? The conventional role of gatekeeping in the news media is being challenged. Science con-artists abound. This raises important questions about the role of science communication and the nature of science for consumers and citizens who rely on