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Current exhibition

from 5.5.2022 to 24.6.2022 in the Lobby adjacent to Robert‑Havemann‑Hall
Weekdays from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm, please contact the administration shortly before

Definitely not going on like this! - The struggle for a humane healthcare system

Current exhibition
Hospital employees at Charité and Vivantes successfully led a strike in 2021: They demanded tolerable staffing ratios and the collective agreement for public services (TVöD) for all. It was an industrial dispute that is significant far beyond the borders of Berlin. During the labor dispute, this exhibition was created in support of the ...

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Events

Monday, 23.5.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Film with introduction

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Angela: Angela Davis, I mean. At the beginning of filming in 1969, she was an unknown philosophy professor at UCLA, but by the time the staunch communist was imprisoned shortly thereafter, she was already an icon. The film shows Davis both in public and in private: at seminars, at demonstrations for political prisoners and the Black ...


Wednesday, 25.5.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall
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Fifty years ago, in early June 1972, Angela Davis was acquitted in San Jose. This was a result of a broad and diverse solidarity movement that reached as far as the two German states. Angela Davis had studied at the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt/Main in the mid-1960s and had visited the GDR. In the West, solidarity with ...


Friday, 27.5.2022 at 6.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Lecture

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27 May 1942 in Berlin. On this day, 404 Jewish men are arrested by the Gestapo according to prepared lists. They were immediately deported to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. On 28/29 May, 154 of them and 96 already imprisoned in the camp were executed in the concentration camp's still-new genocidal shooting facility. The ...


Monday, 30.5.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Film and discussion

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With the documentary "My Vietnam," director Hien Mai approaches her parents Bay and Tam, who fled across the sea from Vietnam in 1989. Through observations, conversations, silence. Hien Mai meets her two protagonists not only as a filmmaker, but also as a daughter exploring her own origins. This determines the special perspective ...


Friday, 3.6.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Panel discussion

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The Corona pandemic has brought the desolate situation in the education system to the public's attention and illustrated that the common approaches to education are not very productive (not only) in times of crisis. Against this background, a panel discussion will address the question of the relevance and future of alternative approaches ...


Monday, 13.6.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Film and discussion

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Alex was already at over ten schools in his early 20s. He couldn't stand it anywhere for long; he couldn't cope with disciplinary pressure and the competition among the students. The same was true of Lena, who never felt free at school and always rebelled against the rules of rural life. And for Hanil from Aachen, school was an annoying ...


Tuesday, 21.6.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Lecture and discussion

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The philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who came from Geneva, is one of the most important European educationalists par excellence. Undisturbed by the children's whining, as he gave them to an orphanage for monetary reasons, he wrote a bestseller in pedagogy in 1762 with his educational novel Emile - Or: On Education. Despite individual ...


Monday, 27.6.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Film

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Bemposta - der Jugendstaat in Spanien 1975 entstand diese Eigenproduktion, die dann im WDR-Schulfunk gezeigt wurde, ohne nennenswertes Budget und mit einfachsten Mitteln auf 16mm Umkehrfilm. Zunächst stand das Projekt auf der Kippe: eine offizielle Drehgenehmigung unter der Franko-Diktatur war unmöglich zu bekommen (wir sind also ...


Thursday, 7.7.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Lecture and discussion

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The work of the French author Georges Bataille (1897-1962) occupies a special position in the French intellectual history of the 20th century. Following in the tradition of Friedrich Nietzsche and Marquis de Sade, and inspired by the ethnological texts of Marcel Mauss, he celebrated and reflected on transgression. He processed his own ...


Friday, 8.7.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Theatre / Parable about the war for two clowns

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It says quite a bit about the state of civilization today when a clown show written twenty years ago about two victorious military men talking about the almost surreal consequences of war comes so close to current reality. Tallercito performs a funny - bitter text by Spanish author Tomás Afán Muñoz. With this, in these inglorious ...


Thursday, 14.7.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Lecture and discussion

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Walter Benjamin, who took his own life while fleeing the Nazis in 1940, is one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. His work has long since entered the canon of philosophy and cultural studies, even if he was less well known during his lifetime and often provoked with his unconventional essays. In the early days of ...


Saturday, 20.8.2022 at 2.00 pm, S-Bhf. Schönhauser Allee

City Tour

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On the traces of the opposition, the city tour leads from the underground and suburban railway station Schönhauser Allee to the underground station Oranienburger Tor. Historical places such as the Zionskirche, where the environmental library was located, the church of St. Elisabeth, where the "Kirche von Unten" formed, and ...


Thursday, 15.9.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Lecture and discussion

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On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of the religious critic and philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach, we want to pay critical tribute to him. His work "The Nature of Christianity", published in 1837, represents an important milestone for the development of modern atheism. At the same time, the discussion of his work - ...


Thursday, 10.11.2022 at 7.00 pm, Robert-Havemann-Hall

Lecture

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For a few years now, there has been an increased thematization of the history of the GDR opposition and the Wende period in comics and graphic novels. After Gerhard Seyfried's comic "Flucht aus Berlin" ("Escape from Berlin") had long dominated the representation of the Wende in (political) comics, there have recently been ...