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Collective Trauma and Democracy
Thomas Hübl & Claudine Nierth in talk, GERMAN with English translation
Monday, April 11, 2022
Time: 11am – 12.30pm PDT / 2 -3.30pm EDT / 8-9.30pm CEST
– THE CONVERSATION WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE IN GERMAN WITH TRANSLATION INTO ENGLISH –
This is the free kick-off event to the workshop “Polarisierung in Krisen überwinden”, which will take place from April 28 to May 1 with Thomas Hübl, in cooperation with the Pocket Project and the German NGO “Mehr Demokratie” (More Democracy).
Claudine Nierth is a political activist and artist and has been campaigning for direct democracy and citizen participation for years. She is the federal board spokesperson for the organization Mehr Demokratie. She initiated several referendums as well as the first two nationwide citizens’ councils for the 2021 Bundestag, among others. In 2018, she received the Federal Cross of Merit from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for her commitment. In the fall of 2021, she published her book, DIE DEMOKRATIE BRAUCHT UNS! – Für eine Kultur des Miteinader, published by Goldmann Verlag.