Contributions & Updates

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    First event of the Silent University Amman

    The first event of the Silent University in Amman will be a lecture given by an Iraqi academic shedding light on various topics relating to the ethnic and social composition of Iraq and the region at large from a historical perspective and until the present day. Title: Iraqi Stories from the Heart: A Historical Look at Register to read more »

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    research meetings at جلسات الربيع :: the spring sessions in Amman

    right now happening; research meetings at جلسات الربيع :: the spring sessions for a future The Silent University branch in Amman, Jordan. Spring Sessions A learning program for artists and cultural practitioners Dates: 1 March – 13 June, 2015 Location: The Studio, Amman, Jordan Organized by: Noura Al Khasawneh and Toleen Touq    Overview The Spring Sessions is an Register to read more »

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    Anti-Bias and social inclusion: Impulses for a prejudice-conscious approach with difference and diversity

    In the context of Silent University Hamburg we are organizing a free of charge two-day Anti-Bias Workshop.   While dealing with racism, sexism, classism and other “-isms”, the anti-bias approach challenges all personal attitudes, social and institutional practices which are oppressive to people. Though the approach originated in the US context in the late 1980s Register to read more »

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    Silent University Hamburg. Public Seminar (1)

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6 pm   6 pm Nigeria During Slavery in West Africa Lecture by Abimbola Odugbesan* In his lecture Abimbola Odugbesan is going to talk about the history of slavery in West Africa from the 16th to the 19th century and its consequences up to the globalized present. Abimbola Odugbesan is a lecturer of Register to read more »

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    The Silent University Principles

      Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 7 pm Location: W3 – Werkstatt für internationale Kultur und Politik e.V., Nernstweg 32, 22765 Hamburg     Lecture by Ahmet Öğüt (artist, Amsterdam / Istanbul), afterwards discussion with Ali Fathi (Consultant Silent University Hamburg), Ismail M. Mosa (Consultant Silent University Hamburg), Abimbola Odugbesan (Lecturer Silent University Hamburg), Paran Pour Register to read more »

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    Opening Silent University Hamburg

    Opening Silent University Hamburg   Thursday, 04 December 2014, 7 p.m. Location: W3 – Werkstatt für internationale Kultur und Politik e.V., Nernstweg 32, 22765 Hamburg   Silent University Hamburg Talk by and discussions with Carlos Cruz (Consultant Silent University London), Sophie Goltz (Artistic director Stadtkuratorin Hamburg), Marenka Krasomil (coordinator Silent University Hamburg), Ismail M. Mosa Register to read more »

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    Creative Time Summit, Stockholm

    In a collaboration between the New York City-based Creative Time and Public Art Agency Sweden, the 2014 Creative Time Summit took place in Stockholm. Summit: Stockholm—the first iteration of the annual conference took place outside of New York—focused on expanded public practice, investigating uses and potentialities of art in the public sphere, with a focus Register to read more »

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    Interview – Carlos Cruz

    Interview – Carlos Cruz, Consultant at the Silent University and Learning Organizer at the United Migrant Education Project, London; during Visible Award Ceremony at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford

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    Silent University Stockholm Lecturers at The Secession Vienna

    Silent University Stockholm Lecturers Sherko Jahani Asl and Noory Fakhry participating “Part of Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom”, at The Secession in Vienna. Salon Fluchthilfe Part of Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom, The Secession, Vienna, October 1-7, 2014 Curated by Zanny Begg. With: Barat Ali Batoor, The Silent University, Katarzyna Winiecka, Register to read more »

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    Silent University Meeting at the Delfina Foundation

    On Monday August 11th, the Silent University Lecturers and Consultants will meet with invited registered Users at the Delfina Foundation to plan future activities of exchanging knowledge and labor. So far around 500 users (students) has been registered to Silent University’s website. They loaned more than 1000 hours in total. They are now part of Silent University and Register to read more »