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Central Campus

Cultural Studies Center (KWZ)

Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14

Multilingualism and banal nationalism

8.30pm-9.15pm • 0.610

Multilingualism is - in Germany and some other societies - often perceived as something exotic. Based on the symbolic character of flags, the lecture discusses the apparent normality of monolingualism and the unspoken assumption "one language, one nation" against the background of the concept of "banal nationalism" (Michael Billig).

Georg Höhn, linguistic seminar

Multilingualism and banal nationalism

10-10.45 p.m. • 0.610

Multilingualism is often perceived as exotic in public discourse - in Germany and several other societies. Starting from the symbolic use of flags, this talk discusses the apparent normality of monolingualism, addressing the tacit assumption of "one language, one nation" against the background of Michael Billig's concept of "banal nationalism".

Georg Höhn, Department of Linguistics

Central lecture hall building (ZHG)

Place of the Göttingen Seven 5

The Forest Path India Forum

upper foyer

The Waldweg India Forum is an independent student initiative aimed at creating a broad platform for discussion and debate through the organization of regular events such as film screenings, talks, photo exhibitions etc. The forum engages with critical perspectives on the various social, cultural and political issues that people in India are faced with. Open to anyone with an interest in India!

The Forest Path India Forum

Myths and Facts about the EU - Euroculture Göttingen

5 pm - midnight • upper foyer

"Myths and Facts about the EU" is a quiz about the European Union. It is about what we know about the EU, what we don´t know about the EU, and about things where we are sure that they are true, but maybe are only myths. Does the EU regulate the size of condoms? How big is the European Commission? And what about buttercream cake? Join us, test your knowledge, and be surprised.

Team Euroculture Göttingen, Institute for Political Science

Live healthy and active - scientific suggestions for a healthy lifestyle

5 pm - midnight • Cafeteria foyer

Health is a cryptic term. What does health mean anyway? Is it all about exercise and a healthy diet? Does health start in your head? Is it still compatible with our everyday study and professional life? University sports and the IfS shed light on the dark. Let yourself be tested, get information and take part in the numerous campaigns. We look forward to you!

Central facility for general university sports in Göttingen, Institute for Sports Science

When am I actually overweight?

5 pm - midnight • Foyer cafeteria

Nowadays, obesity and the diseases associated with it represent the greatest potential for a loss of quality of life at an early stage. The validation of risk factors and the early detection of obesity represent the first step in being able to take protective action. Our everyday life is usually a breeding ground for these risks! Let yourself be tested and informed!

Central facility for general university sports in Göttingen, Institute for Sports Science

Test your quality of movement!

5 pm - midnight • Foyer cafeteria

The movement tests can, among other things, Incorrect movement patterns, shortened muscles, weakened muscles and muscle imbalances are detected. These muscular changes in the fundamental movement patterns can lead to movement disorders and, in the long term, damage to the musculoskeletal system (e.g. the spine).

Central facility for general university sports in Göttingen, Institute for Sports Science

Who actually was Adam von Trott zu Solz?

5 p.m. - midnight • foyer

In memory of the resistance fighter and Göttingen alumnus Adam von Trott, the university and the Adam von Trott Foundation launched the “Resistance - Democracy - Internationality” project. We present our project and build a bridge between the past and the present. In the end, the question is: what beliefs would you be ready to fight for?

Lars Jakob, Public Relations Department / Adam von Trott Foundation, Imshausen e.V.

Center for Global Migration Studies

5 p.m. - midnight • foyer

Get to know the newly founded Center for Global Migration Studies (CeMig) at our booth. In cooperation with Migration Matters, we invite you to learn more about the myths and facts in the current migration debate in short videos and to exchange ideas with us. We are looking forward to your visit!

Center for Global Migration Studies

Transitions - the beginning of your studies between departure and attachment

5.15pm - 6pm • Lecture hall 001

For students and their relatives, the beginning of their studies as a departure to new opportunities is associated with changes and separations. The phase of life between youthful involvement in family, school and circle of friends and economically independent adult life makes special demands. These as well as possibilities and aids for coping with them are described.

Studentenwerk Göttingen, Psychotherapeutic Outpatient Clinic for Students (PAS), UMG

Getting heard - (not) being heard: science in the current debate about flight and migration

5.30 p.m. - 7 p.m. • Lecture hall 009

Flight and migration are currently the most contentious issues - in politics, media and society. But what does research have to say about the current discussion? Migration scholars together with journalists discuss whether they are (sufficiently) heard on talk shows, for example, or whether they need to make themselves heard (more) in view of fake news and populism in the news.

Center for Global Migration Studies

Cricket - even more exciting than you think!

6-7 p.m. • lecture hall 105

The second most popular sport in the world, cricket has a depth and magic that is difficult for the uninitiated to tap into. We will change that! After an overview of the history, organization, rules and meaning of cricket, we turn to the central question: How do you actually play cricket?

CeMIS cricket aficionado Ashwin

India! India?

8 pm-9pm • lecture hall 105

"Whatever you can rightly say about India, the opposite is also true" (Joan Robinson). India! With an exclamation mark, this is India from the travel guides, which appeals to the senses and offers exotic instead of everyday life. But it is India with the question mark that is the focus of research at CeMIS. Learn more about India from researchers at the Center for Modern Indian Studies.

Researchers at the Center for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS)

Law and Order in Sports - The Right Way to Combat Doping?

7.30pm-8.30pm / 11pm-midnight • Lecture hall 103

Top performance and the attempt to keep improving it are inherent in sport. That is why illegal means and methods are used again and again. This in turn violates the basic sporting values ​​of fairness and equal opportunities. With the anti-doping law, the state has actively engaged in the fight against doping. Is this the right way?

Dr. Georg Lemmer

“La République En Marche!” - The party behind French President Emmanuel Macron

8-8.45 p.m. • Lecture hall 002

The lecture deals with the still young history of the party “La République En Marche!” (Eng. “The Republic on the move!”). It was founded in 2016 under the name “En marche!” By Emmanuel Macron, who was elected the new President of France under this label the following year. The lecture will include considered the party structures that were partly responsible for this success.

Dr. Teresa Nentwig, Göttingen Institute for Democracy Research

Sustainability is not a game - or is it? Sustainability from a decision and game theory point of view

8 pm-9pm • lecture hall 101

Sustainability is playing an increasingly important role for companies. But what is actually behind it? And do companies really mean it? These questions are discussed and theoretically analyzed. As an illustration, you can make your own decisions - it will be exciting! Prerequisite for taking part: Internet-capable device with its own WiFi connection (cell phone, tablet, etc.).

Prof. Dr. Stefan Dierkes and Marta Michaelis, M.Sc., Professorship for Finance and Controlling

What holds societies together and what drives them apart? A discussion with the Sociological Research Institute Göttingen (SOFI)

8-10.30 p.m. • Lecture hall 001

On the basis of current research projects, questions about cohesion are discussed. Do work and companies still have an integrating effect in view of plural forms of employment, split workforces and digitization? Can families compensate for precarious employment? What about public goods as infrastructures of cohesion? What are the consequences of the financial crisis?

Employees of the Sociological Research Institute Göttingen

Participation-Thing-Da: Children in Democracy

8-10 p.m. • Foyer

Why does arguing belong to democracy? And can you argue “well”? At different stations, children playfully come into contact with important aspects of democratic coexistence - also suitable for adults.

Birgit Redlich, project "Göttingen Children's Democracy" at the Göttingen Institute for Democracy Research

Pegida effects. Youth between polarization and political untouchedness

9-9.45 p.m. • Lecture hall 002

Pegida has changed the political discourse - that much is certain four years after the protests began. But the interpretations of the causes and consequences of the "Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West" diverge widely. On the basis of an extensive empirical study, the authors discuss whether and how Pegida catches on young people as a protest phenomenon and cipher.

Julian Schenke, Christopher Schmitz, Katharina Trittel, Stine Marg, Göttingen Institute for Democracy Research

PFH Private University of Göttingen

Weender Landstrasse 3-7

Generation Z: Not everything was better in the past, but it was different

6-6.45 pm • PFH auditorium

Prof. Dr. Mörstedt opens the door to Generation Z. Facebook was yesterday, for GenZ Instagram, Tellonym or TicTok count. Generation Z does not live with the network, but in the network. Pre- and onboarding measures are an absolute prerequisite for employers to successfully incorporate GenZ into the company. In the area of ​​leadership, GenZ has different expectations of executives.

Prof. Dr. Antje-Britta Mörstedt

What Africa could learn from Asia

9.15pm-9.45pm • PFH auditorium

Social, economic and political changes are necessary in numerous African countries in order to create a "livelihood" for the population. Several East Asian countries, such as South Korea and Taiwan, have already made significant progress in the areas of education, health and employment. Can this process also be a model for the countries of Africa?

Prof. Dr. Joachim Ahrens


Albrecht von Haller Institute / Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Institute

Lower sink 2

SFB 990 / EFForTS: Ecological and socio-economic functions of tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)

5-11 p.m. • Ground floor

Rainforests are biodiversity hotspots, but are being largely converted into palm oil and rubber plantations. What are the consequences for people, the economy and the environment? Learn more about the complexity in our exhibition and a film. Take part and test your knowledge in interactive quiz games. Track your decisions in computer-aided simulations.

EFForTS team

North Campus

Faculty of Earth Sciences and Geography

Goldschmidtstrasse 3/5

India's Cities: Strategies of Modernization and Contradictions of Megacity Life

7.15pm-8pm • Lecture hall MN 08

In the Indian megacities, all the contradictions of globalization and the paradoxical relationship between luxury and misery are concentrated in a very small space. The lecture is based on years of own research and uses the example of the major metropolises of Bangalore and Hyderabad to address the fragmented living environment and the most pressing problem areas and also asks for possible solutions.

Prof. Dr. Christoph Dittrich, Human Geography Department