News Archive 05/17/2023 Diversity Award: Application Deadline 30 June 2023 The Diversity Award honors excellent achievements in research, teaching, and university life. All members of Bamberg University are eligible to apply. 05/09/2023 Diversity Day: 23 May 2023 Centered on the topic of participation, the University of Bamberg organizes lectures and workshops as part of the nationwide Diversity Day. 05/08/2023 Against Sexual Harassment and Violence: 16 May 2023, 6:15-7:45 p.m. The event organized by the Huwi Women’s Representatives will feature talks by the Anti-Discrimination Office and Catcalls of Bamberg (M3N/02.32). 05/02/2023 Klischeefrei Symposium: 04 May 2023, 9:30-11:45 a.m. The livestream will feature the main speeches at the 4th symposium of the initiative, promoting an unprejudiced choice of study and career. 04/27/2023 Diversity Lecture: Survival of the Fittest 11 May 2023, 9:15-10 a.m. Guest professor Wouter Vleugels (Deakin University/ Australia) will present research-based arguments regarding person-organization fit (F21/03.81). 04/25/2023 Diversity Needs Digitality: Call for Papers Abstracts for the conference on innovative formats and empirical findings in digital cultures of teaching can be submitted until 15 May 2023. 04/11/2023 Course Catalog Gender & Diversity: Summer Semester 2023 The new catalog presents the courses at the University of Bamberg that engage with gender- and diversity-related topics – in one compact file. 03/31/2023 Girls’ Day in Computer Science: 27 April 2023 WIAI’s Girls’ Day event invites interested schoolgirls from 8th grade onward to gain insights into Computer Science studies. 03/17/2023 Conference: Digitality and Diversity 23 March-24 March 2023 The Association for German Studies at Bavarian Universities discusses the role of diversity and digitality for the discipline (U2/00.25). 03/13/2023 International Weeks against Racism: “Get Involved” 20 March-02 April 2023 Bamberg speaks out against racism with a range of events; a demonstration and rally take place on 21 March 2023 starting at 5 p.m. (train station). 03/06/2023 Workshop: Drafts of Jewish Secularism 13 March 2023, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The workshop, organized by the research group Jüdischkeit, discusses theoretical aspects of Jewish secularism in different disciplines (OK8/02.04). 03/06/2023 Women in Computing: 08 March 2023, 5-9:30 p.m. For the International Women’s Day, the WIAI Women’s Representatives are hosting an evening of talks, discussions, and a film screening (WE5/00.019). 02/03/2023 Lectures on Gender Research: 16 February 2023, 1-5 p.m. Researchers from three different fields will present their gender-relevant research projects in this event organized by Jun.-Prof. Jan Lenhart (Zoom). 01/29/2023 Black History Month: Reading and Conversation 03 February 2023, 6-7:30 p.m. The author Patricia Eckermann and the sociologist Tiffany N. Florvil discuss racism, discrimination, and equality in this bilingual event (U5/01.17). 01/20/2023 Workshop: Gender Analysis in Research 27 January 2023, 1-4 p.m. In this event organized by “GENIAL forschen,” participants will discuss the significance of gender-sensitive research strategies (K20/ 02.08). 01/20/2023 Workshop: Power Games in Academia 26-27 January 2023 This Women’s Representatives’ event focuses on micropolitical competencies and how to develop them in an academic setting (Zoom). 01/16/2023 Global Learning in the Classroom: 20 January 2023, 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. The teacher training event organized by the ZLB addresses effective approaches for teaching in a global society (U7/01.05 and via Zoom). 01/09/2023 Interdisciplinary Forum for Young Scholars: Gender Dialogues The international forum organized by BaGraLCM and Charles University Prague invites PhD students with gender-relevant projects to apply by 01/31/2023. 12/05/2022 Ceremony of the Women’s Representatives 14 December 2022, 6 p.m. This year’s festivity will feature a speech by Prof. Brigitte Röder (University of Basel) in addition to the PUSh and Bettina-Paetzold awards. 11/08/2022 Multireligious Ceremony: Open the Gates of Fairness! 23 November 2022, 6:30 p.m. The interdenominational event in collaboration with the university chaplaincies addresses the cross-community commitment to justice (U2/00.25). 11/08/2022 Gender-Sensitive Debate Training: I beg to differ! 18 November 2022, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Participants in this English workshop organized by the BAGSS will learn how to successfully construct arguments on gender-related topics (FG1/00.06). 11/02/2022 Diversity Lecture: Revisiting an ‘Olive Agenda’ 03 November 2022, 6:15 p.m. Guest professor Dion Forster (Stellenbosch University) will talk about diversity and sustainability in South African populist discourses (U2/00.25). 10/24/2022 Workshop: Exile and Diversity 03 November 2022, 4-6 p.m. Prof. Friedhelm Marx and Prof. David D. Kim (UCLA) will discuss the American exile of Hannah Arendt and Thomas Mann (U11/00.16). 10/24/2022 Diversity Lecture: America without Natives 02 November 2022, 6:15 p.m. Guest professor David D. Kim (University of California) will talk about Hannah Arendt’s defense of the U.S. constitutional republic (U2/00.25). 10/24/2022 Panel Discussion: A Doctorate after Graduation?! 27 October 2022, 6 p.m. In the live stream hosted by the platform #Innovative Women, experts will discuss the prospects for women with doctorates in academia and business. 09/24/2022 Panel Discussion: Gender Equality 24 September 2022 Prof. Silvia Jonas, Johanna Bamberg-Reinwand, and Dr. Jana Funk will discuss the status of women at German universities in U5/01.22 at 7 p.m. 08/19/2022 Diversity Guest Professorships: Apply by 19 September 2022 For 2023, Bamberg University will fund international guest professorships focusing on diversity. Non-professorial academic staff can also apply. 06/07/2022 Diversity Award: Application Deadline 15 July 2022 The Diversity Award honors excellent achievements in research, teaching, and university life. All members of Bamberg University are eligible to apply. 05/23/2022 Diversity Lecture: Multicultural Learning Environments 02 June 2022 Guest professor Mervi Kaukko (Tampere University) will present her scholarship on educational success in classrooms with refugee children. 05/20/2022 Diversity Day: 31 May 2022 Bamberg University organizes workshops, panel discussions, and lectures as part of the nationwide Diversity Day. 04/01/2022 Diversity Lecture: Can Heritage Ever Be Diverse? 28 April 2022 In a hybrid lecture, guest professor Sophia Labadi (University of Kent) will present her most recent scholarship on Gender, Diversity, Heritage. 03/28/2022 Help Ukraine: Website with Institutional and Individual Support Measures Bamberg University has compiled concrete help measures for Ukrainian students and scholars, and information for university members who want to help. 01/25/2022 Lecture Series: Dealing with Special Personal Circumstances Organized by the Family Services Office, the online lectures start on 01/27/2022 with a webinar on time-management for staff with families. 12/14/2021 Students at Risk - Hilde Domin Program: Scholarships for Afghan Students The DAAD program is offering additional grants for doctoral candidates and students currently in Afghanistan (nomination deadline 12/31/2021). 11/24/2021 Diversity Lecture: Crowdsensing 16 December 2021 As part of the SCRL, guest professor Ella Peltonen will talk about "Crowdsensing with connected cars and other mobile devices." 11/24/2021 Ceremony of the Women’s Representatives: 15 December 2021, 6-8 p.m. This year’s festivity features a lecture on the impact of gender on educational trajectories as well as the PUSh and Bettina-Paetzold awards. 11/23/2021 Diversity Lecture: Transatlantic Language Contact 13 December 2021 Guest professor Alexander Yao Cobbinah (University of São Paulo) will discuss Tail-Head Linkage in Creole Languages of the Upper Guinea Coast. 11/22/2021 Addressing Diversity in Children’s and Youth Literature: 10 December 2021, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The KulturPLUS event will feature a presentation by Dr. Élodie Malanda on (anti-)racism in German and French children’s and YA literature. 11/10/2021 Diversity Lecture: Status in Roman Egypt 15 November 2021, 4-6 p.m. Guest professor Maria Nowak (University of Warsaw) will talk about her research project on diversity in Roman Egypt in Bamberg. 11/10/2021 Diversity, Gender, and Heritage: Course Registration Now Open Diversity guest professor Sophia Labadi (University of Kent) and Prof. Mona Hess will co-teach this joint online seminar in early 2022. 11/10/2021 Migration and Diversity: 12 November 2021, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The potential and challenges of migration and diversity for teacher education will be discussed in this online event organized by KulturPLUS/WegE. 11/04/2021 Lecture Series on the History of Diversity and Sexuality 04 November-16 December 2021 The Institute of History and European Ethnology hosts online lectures on the perception of male homosexuality since Classical Antiquity. 10/27/2021 Girls and Technology: 02-03 November 2021 The program for girls and young women organized by Applied Computer Sciences offers online events on STEM-related topics. 09/09/2021 Students at Risk: Hilde Domin Program for Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degrees in Germany Threatened students and doctoral candidates across the globe may be nominated for the DAAD scholarship program until 09/15/2021. 09/06/2021 Extension of Deadline: Nominate Afghan Researchers for the Philipp Schwartz Initiative Due to the current crisis in Afghanistan, nominations of Afghan scholars under immediate threat may be submitted until 09/24/2021. 07/14/2021 Women Researchers 2021: Care Included?! 14 July 2021, 3-5 p.m. The colloquium offers interdisciplinary, international contributions by junior scholars from Bamberg. All presentations are available on the VC. 06/18/2021 Dealing with Digitization and Heterogeneity in Professional Contexts 18 June 2021 The networking day for junior academics is co-organized by Bamberg University’s ZLB, WegE, and BaTEG projects and Augsburg University. 05/29/2021 Training Programs for Creating Accessible Documents Starting in June 2021, university employees can learn how to generate accessible documents for university websites. 05/18/2021 Diversity Day 18 May 2021 With various lectures, activities, and an advanced training, Bamberg University joins the nationwide Diversity Day. 05/18/2021 Diversity Charter Signed Bamberg University has formalized its commitment to creating an inclusive community where all feel welcome and appreciated in their diversity. 05/06/2021 Inaugural Event in the Diversity Guest Lecture Series “Diversity Across the Disciplines: An International Lecture Series” launches on 06 May 2021 with a workshop by professors from Prague and Bamberg. 05/05/2021 Events on Challenges for Women in Academia On 05 May 2021, a series of events organized by the SoWi women’s representatives starts with a discussion about motherhood in academia. 04/28/2021 Lecture Series Language.Power.Gender in the Summer Term 2021 The virtual lectures organized by the women’s representatives and the WegE project present current research on sex and gender, Tuesdays 6:15-7:45 p.m. 04/22/2021 Girls’ Day 22 April 2021 WIAI’s Girls’ Day event for interested schoolgirls is taking place for the 15th time, this year’s topic addressing how computer science helps people. 03/30/2021 Klischeefrei Initiative Signed 30 March 2021 As a partner organization of the initiative Klischeefrei, the University of Bamberg supports an unprejudiced choice of study and career. 03/25/2021 Convention: Inclusion in Schools 25 March 2021 The 3rd Annual BAS!S Conference at the University of Bamberg focuses on heterogeneity in the classroom.