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Rearranging Space through GESTURE

Gestures move faster than speech. And the signals of human body presence dominate and determine space. Come explore the unspoken codes and wordless translations of human interaction at the Saal Lun* with the Secret/Common/Mean Languages team.

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Solidarity in Conflicts

What does solidarity mean in the face of conflicting interests? How can we bring our different communities together in solidarity? What does it mean not to think of solidarity strategically but on the basis of our – power-permeated – relationships? Can conflict become an important aspect of our coexistence? These questions will be discussed by Urmila Goel, Najwa Ouguerram, and Sabine Mohamed.

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video documentation of talks

On the newly designed website of the Institute for Cultural Inquiry – ICI Berlin, the most important cooperation partner of the iQt, you find an overview of all cooperations and video documentions of many of the talks.

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When does it become violence?

Countering day-to-day violence through queer cultures of conflict

a series of events starting in November 2017 at aquarium (Südblock), Berlin-Kreuzberg

Is it possible to counter day-to-day violence through queer cultures of conflict? This series of events looks at the multiple shapes that violence takes and calls for a queer answer of how to affectively and effectively counter widespread normative, symbolic and epistemic violence.

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Caring for Conflict

is asking for creative practices in dealing with conflicts. Conflict zones, belligerence, the joy of irritation, quarreling techniques, utopias of disagreement: How to live conflicts? What can we learn from each other to respond in conflicts with more than silence or aggression? How do different experiences connect to new forms of quarrel?

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un_learning violence

Un_learning Violence is the name of a reading and research group interested in the psycho-social effects of political violence. We assume that in order to overcome violence, one has to understand how its histories and enabling conditions constitute subjectivities and embodiments. What does it mean to un_learn violence?

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