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A sampling of the best equality-oriented events and workshops offered by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and other institutions.
Registration fees can often be covered with gender equality funds.

Humboldt Chancengleich

Humboldt Chancengleich

This yearly publication put out by the Office of the Central Women's Representative at HU Berlin looks at various topics surrounding equal opportunities.
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Friday, 29 October 2021

Equality Slam

This poetry slam explores (in)equality in academia and features women* slam poets and performers
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Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Empowerment for F*L*I*T*N People with Disabilities and/or Chronic Illness

This workshop gives participants tools for empowerment on the individual level and in the context of higher education.
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Tuesday, 2 November 2021
- Thursday, 27 January 2022

FEM POWER Fall Programme

Events include a lecture series on intersectionality and workshops inviting critical self-reflection.
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Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Shared Professorships: A Promising Model for Academic Careers

This talk and discussion will provide an introduction into the potential of shared professorships.
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Wednesday, 3 November 2021
- Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Women in Physics

In this event series, women working in physics at HU will discuss their research and career paths.
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Thursday, 4 November 2021

A Springboard to Building Personal Resiliency

This workshop provides participants with strategies for dealing with stressful situations.
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Thursday, 4 November 2021
- Thursday, 10 February 2022

Diversity, Racism and the Broken Promise of Inclusion in German Higher Education

This event series addresses the shortcomings of diversity policies at institutions of higher education in Germany.
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Monday, 8 November 2021

Gender-Fair Pedagogy at Universities and Schools

This symposium addresses the role of trans, inter, and non-binary gender diversity in pedagogy.
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Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Fit for Third-Party Funding: Opportunities and Programmes after the PhD

This online course provides information on applying for funding for postdocs.
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Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Stress Management for Women*, Inter*, Trans*, and Nonbinary* People

This workshop provides participants with relaxation techniques and methods for stress management.
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Gender in (Dis)Order?!: Binary Constructions of Gender in Research
Thursday, 11 November 2021
- Thursday, 17 February 2022

Gender in (Dis)Order?!: Binary Constructions of Gender in Research

This symposium explores queer conceptions of gender in various disciplines.
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Computer Says No: How Discrimination Can Creep Into AI
Tuesday, 16 November 2021

Computer Says No: How Discrimination Can Creep Into AI

This year's METIS lecture will be held by Prof. Dr. Katharina Zweig, who will discuss bias and discrimination in AI.
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Monday, 22 November 2021

The Corona Pandemic and University Employees with Children

This talk looks at the results of a study on the impact of the pandemic on the health of university employees with children.
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Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Gender-Fair and Discrimination-Sensitive Language Use

This workshop provides a concrete introduction to fair language and addresses the role of language more widely.
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Thursday, 25 November 2021

Care and Uni Work: Becoming a Guide

This training course prepares employees to become points of contact for questions surrounding caring for relatives.
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Academic Coaching in Berlin

This coaching offer provides PhD students and postdocs with career guidance, mediation, and more.
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Parenting in the Pandemic

This webcast features stories from researchers with children during last spring's lockdown.
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Increasing Inclusion in Research

These interviews explore what it takes to build a more diverse research team, with concrete examples that can be implemented anywhere.
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Banishing Manferences and Manels

This article explores the phenomena of male-dominated conferences and panel discussions.
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Fempower Your Career: Online Coaching at Fatale University

These online coaching courses are meant to help participants boost their careers.
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Remembering Prof. Dr. Beate Meffert

Prof. Dr. Beate Meffert was Senior Professor in the Department of Computer Science and a driving force behind gender equality at Humboldt-Universtät zu Berlin.
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