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Inclusion or Diversity?

Jan 13, 2022 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Lecture Series „Critical Diversity and Gender Studies in the 21st Century“

As part of the "Audre Lorde-BUA-Guest Professorship for Intersectional Diversity Studies" of the Diversity and Gender Equality Network DiGENet, the educationalist and gender researcher Professor Maisha M. Auma will critically examine topics around diversity in academic institutions, inclusion and intersectionality from transnational perspectives this winter semester.

Inclusion or Diversity? Trilemma of Inclusion/ Trilemma of Diversity
Dr. Mai-Anh Boger
Chair: Prof. Maisha M. Auma

The lecture series will take place online via Zoom:
Webinar-ID: 638 8454 9808
Code: 511663


In cooperation with the Berlin Center for Global Engagement (BCGE)


The theory of trilemmatic inclusion – or, as today's host prefers to call it: the theory of trilemmatic diversity – is a tool designed to inspire re_orientations in the fields of activism and scholarship. Drawing on the concept of rhizomatic cartography (Deleuze & Guattari), it traces pathways of resistance, different anti-discriminatory strategies, and their dead ends which arise from logical contradictions as well as ethical ambivalences. The lecture will give a short introduction into this theoretical tool and use it to analyze different exemplary fields.