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 Amnesty Int. 50 years & POLITICS, LANGUAGE, IMAGES IN THE 21st CENTURY
picture picture 28 May 2011 @ 13:37, by Heiner Benking

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Amnesty: 50 Years | Amnesty International USA [link]
2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Amnesty International, which began with one person and an idea -- to protect the basic dignity and human ...
www.amnestyusa.org/about-us/amnesty-50-years

50 Years of Human Rights Captured Visually - Amnesty International ...http://blog.amnestyusa.org/amnesty/50-years-of-human-rights-captured-visually/
2 Jun 2011 ... View a collection of five info-graphics that tell the story ...
blog.amnestyusa.org/amnesty/50-years-of-human-rights-captured-visually/

Auftakt 50 Jahre Amnesty International - Pressekonferenz am 25.03 [link]

17. März 2011 ... Reichstagufer 14, 10117 Berlin. WER: N.N., Träger des Amnesty- Menschenrechtspreises 2011. Gerd Ruge, Journalist und Gründungsmitglied von ...
www.amnesty.de/.../auftakt-50-jahre-amnesty-international

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POLITICS, LANGUAGE, IMAGES IN THE 21st CENTURY
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This is event by Haus der Kulturen der Welt in cooperation with Forum Transregionale Studien and Stiftung Zukunft Berlin.

HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES [link]
here the event: [link]

Debates - from annoucement- see impressions and comments / contributions a.s.a.p. comming here....

see FORUM_BERLIN:
The kick-off event of the Forum Berlin. Politics and Academia in Dialogue will be the conference 1989-2009: Remembering for the Future, to be held on 19/20 February 2009. Contemporary witnesses, policy-makers and scholars from academic institutions and think tanks will debate the significance of the watershed year 1989 for current and future political events worldwide. The fact is: the world-shattering fall of the Berlin Wall marked the end of a divided Europe and at the same time heralded the rise of new global dangers and challenges that can only be mastered globally. FORUM 2009 [link]

FORUM 2011 [link]

TEN YEARS OF 9/11
POLITICS, LANGUAGE, IMAGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY
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28.05.2011 - 29.05.2011
Unfolding before the eyes of the world public, captured in a flood of iconic images, and shown on television thousands of times, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 marked a global caesura with far-reaching consequences.

Ten years after 9/11, the debates in the series “Forum Berlin” provide an opportunity to discuss the effects of these pivotal events on the present and future. To what extent did 9/11 bring about a change in our perception of the world, and to what degree did it alter political thinking and action as well as the codes of language and images by which we access current realities of world politics and society?

How has political terminology changed, and in what categories of security are counterterrorist measures, not to mention those of “classical” security policy, communicated and legitimized? Must we ascribe a new significance to the factor of religion, or even speak of a “return of the religious” in world politics and society?

In international and interdisciplinary panels, political scientists, cultural scholars, politicians and media experts will discuss the consequences of 9/11 for the volatile interplay of politics, language and images in the twenty-first century.

An event by Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Forum Transregionale Studien and Stiftung Zukunft Berlin.


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