Public Lecture “Human Rights in Theory and Practice”
03. Jun. 2021
On Monday, May 31, 2021, 7:00 p.m., a lecture as part of the English language lecture "Human Rights in Theory and Practice" by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Simone Emmert, LL.M.Eur. was held as part of the Master's program in International Social Sciences. The interested public was invited to attend.
ln this lecture, Manuel Ricardo Garcia (photo artist and 2011 Pride Photo Award winner with indigenous roots) spoke about "Native Americans," genocide and suicide, cultural appropriation, and the developments of the "American lndian Movement" at Wounded Knee, Standing Rock, and the reservation structure. He shared diverse insights as far as indigenous food and the way the label "Latino" is used. The lecture, "I'm dancing to the beat of a different drum," focused on understanding and connecting past and present and sought to expand ideas about Native Americans. The event was sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth as part of the federal program "Living Democracy"; by the State of Saxony-Anhalt, Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Integration, as part of the state program "We are the Land" and by the "Partnership for Democracy" Burg and southern Jerichower Land.
The lecture was in English and hybrid mode.
The English-language master's degree program in International Social Sciences is one of eight programs at Friedensau Theological College. The focus in this program is on development studies and issues around global justice. Students learn relevant theories as well as the practical realities of development cooperation. Our study programs: https://www.thh-friedensau.de
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