Diversity Day: 31 May 2022
Bamberg University again participated in the nationwide Diversity Day, an initiative of the Diversity Charter and part of the European Diversity Month. On 31 May 2022, various events for students, employees, and the general public took place, as a way to spur interest in diversity-related issues and encourage an open discussion.
A report on the university‘s Diversity Day 2022 is available here.
The next Diversity Day will take place on 23 May 2023.
31 May 2022
Panel Discussion in German: Diversity in Children’s Books with Constanze von Kitzing/ Illustrator and Dr. Lars Burghardt; moderated by Dr. Nicole K. Konopka (6:00-7:30 p.m./ Zoom with live subtitling by script interpreters)
Welcoming Address - Prof. Dr. Christine Gerhardt (Vice-President for Diversity and International Affairs)
This conversation between a popular children’s book author/illustrator and a specialist on the politics of education highlights key questions of how to depict human diversity in picture books from practical as well as theoretical perspectives.
Workshop in German: "Diversity To Go" with Cindy Strömel-Scheder/ Anti-Discrimination Office (10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in WE5/03.004, barrier-free location)
In an open, appreciative environment, participants from the administrative staff reflect on their understanding of diversity and identify means for diversity- and discrimination-sensitive conduct in their own areas of work.
Further information [in German]: https://www.uni-bamberg.de/antidiskriminierung/veranstaltungen/vergangene-veranstaltungen/
Workshop in German: Gender-Sensitive Research as a Factor in Acquiring Third-Party Funding with Prof. Dr. Astrid Schütz/ Women's Representative, Dr. Janina Dillig/ Advancement of Women, and Dr. Julia Kinzler/ Research Funding and Transfer (10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in U11/00.16)
What does gender sensitivity in research entail? What significance does it hold for acquiring third-party funding? How can the variables of sex and gender be presented in one’s own research profile? Come and join this workshop!
Further information [in German]: https://www.uni-bamberg.de/en/womens-representatives/gender-diversity/genial-project/events/
Workshop in German: Culture, Language, and Identity amid National Stereotypes with Verena Keimerl/ ProHet (4:00-5:30 p.m. in MG 1/02.09)
Critically examining the cultural potency of national stereotypes constitutes a major objective of cross- and transcultural learning processes. Using German-French examples, the appropriate handling and dismantling of such stereotypes is being examined.
03 June 2022
Lecture in English: Fathers at Home Alone? Couples’ Parental Leave and Subsequent Labor Market Participation of Mothers with Dr. Ann-Christin Bächmann/ LIfBi, Dr. Corinna Frodermann, and Dr. Andreas Filser (10:00-11:00 a.m./ Zoom)
Lecture in English: Gender Differences in Negotiation Behavior and the Role of Information - Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment with Ipek Yükselen/ IAB (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m./ Zoom)
Both lectures are part of the Lunchtime Seminar hosted by the Chair for Empirical Microeconomics in cooperation with the Chair for Economics of Education.