Film Screening with Discussion on July, 4th

The free event takes place in the context of the lecture "Introduction into Political Theory" with Prof. Nonhoff, but is open to all.

You can download the poster here.

We will show the film "Concerning Violence. Nine Scenes of Antiimperialist Self-Defense" by Göran Hugo Olsson with a foreword by Gayatri C. Spivak (English original w. German subtitles). This review of African liberation movements in Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau and Angola combines archival images with texts by philosopher and resistance fighter Frantz Fanon. He confronts us with haunting questions about racist violence, anti-imperialist resistance and colonial continuities.
In the following discussion Matti Traußneck (Phillips-Uni Marburg) and Miriam Yosef (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen) locate the film aesthetically, historically and socially. Caro Zieringer (University of Bremen) will moderate the conversation.
Together with the audience, we will consider what de-coloniality meant, what de-coloniality meant "yesterday" and who can practice it "today" and how. How can de/colonization be thought with Fanon? What are the dis/continuities? To what extent can Fanon help us to think critique of racism and anti-Semitism together? What impulses do intersectional perspectives and critiques give to Fanon's work? What
role does theory (not) play in this? And how could a de-colonial praxis work at the university?

18:15 Film screening (90 min.) & break| Discussion 20:00 | End 21:15
Visitors for whom 18:15 is too early are welcome to join the discussion at 20:00.
The film is freely available in the media library of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung:
The event is free of charge. It takes place in the context of the lecture "Introduction into political theory" by Prof. Nonhoff, but is open to all.
The venue is the Rotunde at the Cartesium of the University of Bremen. Information on location
and accessibility is available at
If you would like to participate via Zoom or if you have any questions, please send an e-mail to
Carolin Zieringer (she/her) |


New episode with Eckart Woertz (GIGA Hamburg)

In this new episode of the InIIS InSIGHTS podcast, Roy Karadag and Eckart Woerzt are discussing Russia's food power in the world, the  international food system and the negative consequenes of the Russia-Ukraine War for international food prices in Africa.

You may watch the episode here.

Prof. Dr. Dieter SenghaasProf. Dr. Dieter Senghaas
Online Interview of the Varna Institute for Peace Research

You can find the interview here (69 min.):

The Varna Institue For Peace Research is an NGO founded in 2017 in Bulgaria.

15 hours per month

The InIIS is looking for a new student assistant starting in July 2022.

Please read the German job post here.

Cover: Lothar Probst et al.: Regieren in BremenCover: Lothar Probst et al.: Regieren in Bremen
Followed by a discussion about governance in Bremen

Place: Haus der Bürgerschaft, Room: Festsaal
Am Markt 20, Bremen
May, 2nd, 18:00 - 19:30

Book presentation "Politik und Regieren in Bremen".

Registration by name is requested by 1st of May, 2022 at:

The invitation as PDF

Politics and governance in Bremen? How does it work?

The President of the Bremen Parliament, Frank Imhoff, and the political scientists Lothar Probst, Matthias Güldner and Andreas Klee cordially invite you to the book presentation: "Politik und Regieren in Bremen".
The book and its background are presented in keynotes by Prof. Dr. Wilfried Müller and the editors.

Afterwards it is about the very "practical" governing in Bremen - in the talk with:

  • Arabella Walter, social and cultural anthropologist, youth education officer and deputy managing director of Bremer Jugendring.
  • Ilsemarie Meyer, former president of the Staatsgerichtshof (Bremen State Court) and author of the book
  • Lothar Probst, professor of political science and one of the editors of the book
  • Frank Imhoff, President of the Bremen Parliament

Moderation: Maren Beneke (Weser-Kurier)