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About EnWi

"Engagierte Wissenschaft" (EnWi in short), roughly translated as "scholarship with commitment", is an association of young students and scholars based in Leipzig (Germany) with the objective to combine social research activities, social commitment and political intervention. .: Weiterlesen

About the "Forum for Critical Research on Right-Wing Extremism"

Why?

The success of the neo-nazi National Democratic Party (NPD) in Saxony's state elections in 2004, and two years later in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, appears to us as a result and nodal point of long-standing phenomena. .: Weiterlesen

Exhibition "Are the kids alright?"

// essential existence gallery
// Westwerk, Karl-Heine-Straße 93,
   Tor B, 04229 Leipzig

Are the kids alright? On the question of how to address “antisocial” and “deviant” behaviour in today’s youths, the British government’s answer seems to be “more control and surveillance”. In German media, too, childhood and youth are increasingly linked to images of violent youths, armed pupils, and vandalism - caused by parental neglect and societal ignorance. Although no measures resembling the British ASBO have been taken so far, the Germans’ fear of their offspring seems to be rising. 

This development initially created an unease which then stimulated the organisation of an exhibition entitled “Are the kids alright?”.

.: Weiterlesen

Introducing: "Kids Control"

The “Kids Control” research group’s primary objective is to make visible and to critically engage with current practices of control, surveillance and punishment of urban youth’s “deviant” and “anti-social” behaviour. .: Weiterlesen

Frühere Veranstaltungen

Exhibition: "Are the kids alright?"

27
Fr 03.2009
17:00 Uhr

The exhibition focuses mainly on the use of the British “Anti-Social Behaviour Order” (ASBO) which serves as an example for the transforming practices of “disciplining and punishing” (Michel Foucault). .: Weiterlesen

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