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From toe to head - Football, history and memory work

18. Aug. 2020
Ingolf Seidel

Football is a popular sport all over the world, but the beautiful game has an ugly side as well: anti-Semitic, racist, sexist and homophobic chants and abuse in and outside the stadiums. The Tüpfelhausen – das Familienportal e.V. community organisation in Leipzig has developed its own unique response to the surge of the far right and anti-Semitism...

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The stigmatisation of minorities as a topic in school

07. Jul. 2020
Ingolf Seidel

In Germany, it took a long time for the persecution of gays in the Third Reich to be recognised as National Socialist injustice. There was no memorial in Berlin until 2008 . In the meantime, society has become much more willing to condemn all forms of discrimination, and yet trans- and homophobic insults are still heard every day in schoolyards across Germany. Simply pointing out the injustices inflicted on these groups does not adequately address the problem.

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German Funding for Peace Mediation

17. Jan. 2020
Editorial staff - FriEnt

The German Federal Foreign Office (“Auswärtiges Amt”) has been scaling up its efforts in the field of peace mediation. Projects dealing with national dialogues, reconciliation during and after conflicts, dealing with the past and transitional justice are eligible for funding. Applicants may apply for funding at any time.

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The Burden of the Past - Youth Role in Building Sustainable Peace

06. Dec. 2019
Ronald T. Magomo

The Southern African Youth Forum works in various ways to strengthen the role of youth in Transitional Justice processes and to build barriers against the renewed use of violence in political struggles.

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The Power of Emotions. Germany 19 | 19

04. Nov. 2019
Ralf Possekel

A German exhibition aims to awaken young people’s interest in history through the power of emotions. The exhibition, which consists of a series of panels, has its own website and videos and is available in seven languages. Who has experience with this approach?

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