Activities


> März 2022

The b-Lab* presents the book in Leipzig: Lalitha Chamakalayil and Leila Haghighat on "Education - A Postcolonial Manifesto".


> Januar 2022

The b-Lab* has a contribution as part of the podcast "Resistance & Widerrede" on the occasion of the "International Day of Education". (Trovania Delille & Carolina Tamayo Rojas speak on "Education under Postcolonial Conditions": https://widerstandundwiderrede.podigee.io/)


> November 2021

Contribution at the International Marxist Feminist Conference: https://marxfemconference.com/program/ (María do Mar Castro Varela, Meryem Choukri, Leila Haghighat, Saphira Shure & Carolina Tamayo-Rojas speak on "KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION, DIFFERENCE AND VULNERABILITY").


> November 2021

The b-Lab* is a cooperation partner* in the third phase of "Schools of Tomorrow 3" (SoT) of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW). In November 2021, the bildungsLab (Samia Aden, Narmada Saraswati, Saphira Shure, Purnima Vater and María do Mar Castro Varela) will present critical positions on racism in schools and education.


> October 2021

The b-Lab* launches its own publication series titled "resistance and desire" with UNRAST Publishing: https://www.unrast-verlag.de/vorankuendigungen/bildung-detail 


> September 2021

The b-Lab* has a contribution in the project URGENT PEDAGOGIES https://urgentpedagogies.iaspis.se/urgencies/ (written by María do Mar Castro Varela & Saphira Shure). 


> September 2019 (14th and 15th)

"Reading Bodies! Corpoliteracy in Art, Education and Everyday Life", cooperation with the House of World Cultures.


> October 2018 (4th till 6th)

The b-Lab* was represented by Samia Aden & Carolina Tamayo Rojas, who spoke about "Ethical Tensions in Research Practices in the Global South and North" and María do Mar Castro Varela, who discussed the issue of "Epistemic Violence" in the 2nd Conference of the Refugee Research Network at the Center for Flight and Migration 


> August 2018 (5th and 6th)

KNEE-DEEP Theory Meeting No 1 in Berlin. The b-Lab* will be reading Spivaks: An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization (2012): just as we learn languages best when we are fully immersed in them and spend days just listening to and speaking the new language, so it is with theories. We will dive knee-deep into Spivak's theorizing this weekend by reading her texts, listening to lectures, watching films, and discussing, discussing, discussing.... 


> Juni 2018 (13th)

Closing Festival Schools of Tomorrow (SoT), Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin: b-Lab* will offer a workshop (14h-16h) entitled "Tampering with the Teaching Machine" at the closing event of SoT. In table talks we will discuss education, racism and power with participants*. View table talk topics here.


> December 2018 (14th and 15th)

"Heterogeneity in Refuge-Related Educational Work - Analytical and Practical Perspectives." Annual conference of the SchlaU Workshop for Migration Education in Munich.


> December 2018

The bildungsLab* speaks on the topic "Re-Thematizations. Views from the bildungsLab*". Participating are: Saphira Shure: "Race, Nation & School, or: Why Schools Are Racist"; Lalitha Chamakalayi: "I Didn't Know....! On Not Addressing Deportations"; Arzu Çiçek: "In the Tension between Prevailing Structures and Alterity"; María do Mar Castro Varela: "Shattering Desire and Counterpointing Solidarity. Postcolonial Thematizing Practices."