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All the King’s Men and the Politics of Dirt

22 June 2016, 16h, Lecture, Saarland U, Geb. B 3 1, Hörsaal, Prof. Dr. Paul Morris (U de St. Boniface)
Politics, as we repeatedly hear, is a dirty business. This is perhaps particularly so in the United States, a political context where the stakes (above all financial) are high and where an ever present element of populism ensures that for all the lustre of the democratic ideal the political process retains – for better or worse – the dirt tones of profanity and baseness. This presentation will discuss ...
 

Lieux de mémoire musicale : Création et résistance dans les camps

7-8 July 2016, Musikalische Erinnerungsorte: Kunst und Widerstand in Lagern, Journée d'étude – Workshop, Universität des Saarlandes
MODIFICATIONS au programme : nouveau titre de présentation (Sabine Arend, Ravensbrück) Je peux en revant me trouver près de vous : Ein Zeugnis internationalen Austauschs im Lager. communication annulée (Anne-Berenike Rothstein, Konstanz) *** Donnerstag 7. Juli um 18 Uhr Jeudi 7 juillet à 18 h Filmvorführung | projection : Germaine Tillion par elle-même (65 min, France 2015) ...
 

Cartographies de la différence : Regards critiques sur les concepts

Appel à contributions - Sous la direction de Phillip Rousseau
ENGLISH VERSION FOLLOWS Ostracisée ou célébrée, réprimée ou embrassée, la différence fait indéniablement l’objet d’une attention à la fois intensifiée et constante au sein de notre contemporanéité. La percevoir, la nommer et la reconnaître sont des enjeux majeurs truffés, par le fait même, de nombreuses ambiguïtés qui ne cessent de se manifester à travers les débats sociaux à son sujet. Qu’on la ...
 

Canadian Studies Classes and Events in Trier

Summer Term 2016
At the University of Trier, the IRTG Diversity cooperates with the Trier Centre for Canadian Studies (Zentrum für Kanada-Studien, ZKS), and the depth and width of the work that is done by members of the ZKS can be observed, amongst other things, in the Canadian Studies classes that are offered every semester. In the upcoming summer term, students at Trier University who are interested in Canada can ...
 

Neue Forschergruppe "Resilienz"

DFG fördert Wissenschaftler der Universität Trier
An der Universität Trier entsteht eine neue Forschergruppe. In sechs Forschungsprojekten aus der Soziologie und Mediävistik – vertreten durch die beteiligten Fächer Ältere deutsche Philologie, Rechtsgeschichte und Mittelalterliche Geschichte – werden Trierer Wissenschaftler zum 1. Juli 2016 ihre Arbeit aufnehmen. Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) hat die Förderung der Gruppe „Resilienz. Gesellschaftliche ...
 

Spaces of Difference: Conflicts and Cohabitation

IRTG Diversity Publication Series: New Essay Collection
Spaces of Difference, the second volume in the IRTG Diversity's publication series, discusses the construction of transcultural spaces and the representation and negotiation of diversity through the analytical lenses of narratives, practices and politics of diversity. The multi-disciplinary contributions to this volume address four broader research fields: (1) the entangled and contested (hi)stories ...
 

Diversity – Diversité – Diversität

New IRTG Diversity Publication Series
The IRTG Diversity was established in April 2013 and its members have since cooperated in research on cultural and social diversity in Canada, Québec, and Europe. To document this research and to continue our exchanges with the broader academic public, we have now started a new publication series called “Diversity – Diversité – Diversität”. The first volume of the IRTG Diversity’s publication series, ...
 

Meet Us in Person: IRTG Video Clip

If we were to describe the IRTG Diversity in one word, which word would it be? And what makes the IRTG Diversity special? Find out in our new introductory video, produced in the summer of 2015. To learn more about the IRTG Diversity in general, see "About the IRTG" on the left-hand side, or go to the page "The IRTG Diversity at a Glance" at http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=now-and-upcoming&article=94 ...
 

The IRTG Diversity at a Glance

IRTG Diversity Brochure Cover Page
Brochure about our Research Training Group
Whether you've known the IRTG Diversity for a while or whether you are visiting our web pages to find out more about us, you might be interested in the brochure we have recently put together to introduce the IRTG Diversity to the academic and the non-academic public. Click "Download File" below, for a pdf version of the brochure, or see the page "About the IRTG" on this site at: http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=about-irtg ...
 
 
 
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