Current Events

Conference on “Cities, Refugees and Human Rights”

July 12, 2018, 15-20 Uhr
Senate Hall, Kollegienhaus, Universitätsstr. 15, Erlangen

Programme (pdf)

15.00 h Welcoming Remarks

Markus Krajewski, Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg, CHREN, FAU
Christian Rivoletti, Regions in Europe, Centre for Area Studies, FAU

15.30 h The Project: “When Mayors Make Migration Policy“

Hannes Schammann, University of Hildesheim and
Petra Bendel, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

16.00 h Cities of Refuge and of those who Refuse: International Perspectives

Barbara Oomen, University College Roosevelt, Utrecht University

17.00 h Break with soft drinks and finger food

18.00 h Intercultural Integration as a Policy Framework

Francesca Lionetti, Intercultural Cities

18.30 h What Role for Cities and City Networks? A debate with representatives from Erlangen and Nuremberg:

Elisabeth Preuß, Mayor of the City of Erlangen and
Martina Mittenhuber, Office for Human Rights, Nuremberg

What Role for Cities in Poland?

Magdalena Wojno, City of Warsaw

What Role for Cities in Hungary?

Ildikó Barcza, Menedék, Hungarian Association for Migrants, Budapest

What Role for Migrant Organisations?

Keli Kpedzroku, Member of the Nuremberg Human Rights Round Table

What Role for Cities in France?

Yves Pascouau, University of Nantes


Organized by:

Zentrum für Regionen Forschung, FAU
Centre for Human Rights Erlangen Nürnberg (CHREN), FAU

Symposium on Gender in Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice

04. Mai 2018, 13.15 – 18 Uhr
Senatssaal, Kollegienhaus, Universitätsstr. 15, Erlangen


13.15 – 13.30
Welcome and Introductory Remarks

13.30 – 14.30
Gender and Agency in the Peace Continuum: From Peace Building to Lasting Peace
Gina Heathcote, SOAS University of London

14.30 – 15.00
Coffee Break

15.00 – 18.00
Gender in Local and Regional Transitional Justice Processes

Case Study 1: Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexualized Crimes in the Context of the Trials at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Silke Studzinsky, Lawyer

Case Study 2: Gender and Transitional Justice: Conceptualising Women’s Political Participation in postcolonial Zimbabwe between 2008 -2018
Khanyisela Moyo, Ulster University

Case Study 3: Tell us how this will end? Gender, Conflict and Justice in Afghanistan
Sari Kouvu, University of Gothenburg

Should you need special attendance for one of our events, including a translator for sign language, please contact Ms. Ines Kalam (