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10 Years of ZAK

and

Closing Event of “Mediterranean on the Spot”

of the German Anna-Lindh-Network

30th November and 1st December 2012

Tentative Programme



Ceremonial act “10 years of ZAK”
Friday, 30th November 2012, 5:00 p.m.
Audimax, KIT Campus Süd

 


Welcome addresses

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Wanner
Chief Higher Education Officer of the KIT


 

Margret Mergen
First Mayor of the city of Karlsruhe


 

Michael Müller-Verweyen
Head of the Executive Committee for Special Tasks of the Goethe-Institute


Introduction

“10 Years of ZAK”: Prof. Dr. Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha
Director of the ZAK | Centre for Cultural and General Studies at the KIT

   

Opening keynote lecture: “Migration and Flight: An African Perspective”
Dr. Auma Obama (Kenya)
Specialist in German studies, sociologist, and founder of the ‘Sauti Kuu’ Foundation


 

Musical Program:
Folkjazz by Pizzicato Blue


Followed by refreshments in the foyer of the Audimax.

 

 


Public Science Forum
Saturday, 1st December 2012, 9:30 a.m.
Room ‘Baden’ at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karlsruhe (IHK), Lammstraße 13-17

Welcome addresses: 

Michael Müller-Verweyen
Head of the Executive Committee for Special Tasks of the Goethe-Institute
Prof. Dr. Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha
Director of the ZAK | Centre for Cultural and General Studies at the KIT

Opening keynote address:

Dr. Gualtiero Zambonini (Italy/Germany) (German)
Commissioner for Integration and Cultural Diversity at the WDR
“Image and Distortion. Mass Media in the Immigration Society”

Nursemin Sönmez (Germany) (German)
Project director of “Equal Opportunities” and the study scholarship programme “Mediadiversity, done differently”, Heinrich Böll Foundation
“Media Diversity in Germany. About the Advancement of Young Journalists with Migration Backgrounds”

Loay Mudhoon (Germany) (German)
Chief editor of the German-Arabic portals qantara.de/Deutsche Welle
“Medial Representation of Migration in the Context of the Arab Spring”

Lorenzo Pezzani (Italy) (English)
Forensic architect and scientific employee at Goldsmiths, University of London
“On the Borders of (Human) Rights. Refugees and the ‘Fortress Europe’”

Zakia Abdennebi (Morocco) (English) 
Journalist, Reuters
“Reversed Migration: Spaniards Migrating to Morocco”

Omar Shoeb (Egypt) (English)
Film director
“The Thin Blue Line. On the Growing Dependency of Traditional Media on Social Media”

Shikiba Babori (Afghanistan/Germany) (English)
Freelance journalist
“Medial Parallel Worlds or Contribution to Integration?”

Karim El-Shenawy (Egypt) (English) 
Freelance journalist and film director
“On the Movie Salafi and the Rise of Salafism in Egypt”

Prof. Dr. Erol Yildiz (Turkey/Austria) (German)
Sociologist, Chair for Migration and Cultural Education at the Faculty for Cultural Studies of the Alp-Adria University Klagenfurt, Department for Intercultural Education
“Migration – an Essential Element of our Urban Culture”