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“After Complaint”

Lecture by Prof. Sara Ahmed on the importance of complaint on February 10

News from Feb 09, 2022

Feminist writer and scholar Prof. Sara Ahmed will be a guest at the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) lecture series “Critical Diversity and Gender Studies in the 21st Century” on February 10, 2022. As part of the lecture series, Audre Lorde Guest Professor Maisha M. Auma will critically examine topics around diversity in academic institutions, inclusion and intersectionality from transnational perspectives.

Sara Ahmed talks about the process of writing her book “Complaint!” which addresses problematic power structures at universities. She describes the consequences of a complaint, the impact on the environment, and about her experiences, as a woman of colour scholar, of doing as well as presenting this research.

The lecture series will take place online via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.:
Webinar-ID: 638 8454 9808
Code: 511663

The event language is English.

Further information and program of the lecture series


Audre Lorde guest professorship

The diversity network of the Berlin University Alliance DiGENet has launched a guest professorship for diversity studies in the summer semester of 2021. The “Audre Lorde-BUA-Guest Professorship for Intersectional Diversity Studies” is intended to shape Berlin as a research hub on a par with the reality of urban society. The educational scientist and gender researcher Prof. Dr. Maisha M. Auma is the first researcher to accept the guest professorship. She bundles and updates research approaches that deal with unevenly distributed social power, privilege structures, and barriers to participation.

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