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The Trump Effect: Race, Regression and Restoration

Public Lecture with NYU Berlin

On May 30, 2017, Humanity in Action Germany held a public lecture at Berlin’s renowned Humboldt University Grimm-Zentrum library in cooperation with New York University Berlin. Law Professor and former John Lewis Fellowship Director Dr. Tanya Washington gave a talk titled “The Trump Effect: Race, Regression & Restoration.”

We welcomed around 100 guests who actively engaged in the Q&A as well as the discussion after the talk. Dr. Washington focused on race relations in the United States, and the socio-cultural silver lining that the election of Donald Trump yielded in this context. The session was moderated by Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Lorenz Narku Laing. It was followed by a networking event that was co-sponsored by NYU Berlin.

We thank Gabriella Etmektsoglou, Director of NYU Berlin, and Sonja Böhme, Team Lead at the Foundation EVZ, for their opening remarks and their support.

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Our Supporters and Partners

This event took place in partnership with the NYU Berlin and in the context of the 2017 Humanity in Action Berlin Fellowship, which was generously supported by:

The participation of Greek Fellows in Humanity in Action’s programs internationally is generously supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).

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