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Film festival on Wars in Europe: Did We Really Wake Up?
The festival explored the societal effects of the wars in Bosnia, Kosovo and Ukraine through film screenings and following panel discussions
Colonial Dialogue - Weekend Workshop
Creating a constructive dialogue for and with Danish youth about privileges, prejudices, and post-colonialism, in relation to the Danish, Greenlandic and Faroe Islands shared History. Senior Fellows William Nordmark Nielsen and Sofie Malm Henriksen hosted a day of workshops and lectures for students at Grundtvigs Højskole north of Copenhagen.
The April Institute: Unearthing Histories of Fascism and Antifascist Resistance
As her Action Project, Landecker Democracy Fellow Anna at the April Institute is curating a digital exhibition and conducting interviews with activists, organizers, and scholars about antifascist organizing, past and present.
Totems of our Heritage
Through a visual representation of the different inter-generational relationships, and inter-generational differences, as well as the things that connect them and their importance to the BiH society this Action project reflects on important challenges that the country is facing.
Mirotraganje - In Pursuit of Peace
EDVACAY Fellows Almedina Mehić, Anastasija Ćorović, Jelena Dubravac, and Jelena Kerezović will create a scavenger hunt event with maps, puzzles and hints for young participants in two local communities, Banja Luka and Brčko, with the goal to provide the participants with knowledge, interesting historical facts and “signs of reconciliation” in their cities.
Diplomacy of Lights - 30 years of BiH's relations with democratic countries and organizations
This EDVACAY project aims to celebrate and raise awareness about the past 30 years of diplomatic and bilateral relations of BiH with various democratic countries and organizations.
As an Action Project, Zeyneb developed the podcast series 'Framing', an audio documentary with the aim to better understand institutional racism. The first episode addresses the impact of the colonial past and the second episode deals with the court case against the military police for ethnic profiling. Recently, Zeyneb launched episode 3: Institutional solutions for an institutional problem.
Carceral Marronage: Mapping Confinement & Rebellion in the Golden State
Armin’s project, Carceral Marronage: Mapping Confinement and Rebellion in the Golden State, draws on his current research on the role of systems of mass incarceration, namely prisons, in sustaining forms of social and economic inequality initiated by colonization.
Understanding Past & Present Migration in Greece
Sebene’s Landecker Democracy Fellowship project aims to promote social cohesion and tackle xenophobia in Greece by fostering a public discussion about the importance of migration in our society and by giving more positive visibility to migrant communities.
Boston Busing Blues
Landecker Democracy Fellow Wilhemina’s project is an oral history account of the forced busing and desegregation of the Boston Public School system; the resistance of white parents to having their schools admit students of color; and the moment of racial rapture, which has become unacknowledged within the cultural and institutional memories of the city.