Sustainability and reflection in teaching

What use are the best innovations if they turn out to be ideas that harm our society in the long term and destroy our livelihoods?

From this question it becomes obvious that it is essential to deal with one's own responsibility and the responsibility of one's own discipline. The ability to reflect critically is the core of sustainable thinking and acting and should be accordingly integrated into teaching.… Read more

Workshop “Decolonize us! – Introduction to anti-bias and anti-racism work”

With the rise of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, a long-needed public discussion of racism has finally taken place in white people’s spaces. But after a short hype of showing solidarity, each individual's commitment to “doing the work” has slowly fallen into oblivion. With our workshop series, we would like to give you the opportunity to start your anti-bias- and anti-racism work on a personal level.… Read more

Let´s talk about racism @ UniStuttgart

1. Definitions

Racism: There is not the one correct definition for it. Here are now three different definitions. All of them show that racism is not simply a distinction based on skin color, but rather an associated thought construct according to one group of people being superior to another.

Cambridge Dictionary:

  1. policies, behaviours, rules, etc. that result in a continued unfair advantage to some people and unfair or harmful treatment of others based on race :
    The authorities are taking steps to combat/fight/tackle racism in schools.
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