Rememberance as a Social Norm? Paradoxes of Collective Memory in a Post-Migrant Society

Dr. Katrin Antweiler (RTG Contradiction Studies), Prof. Dr. Gisela Febel (University Bremen), Dr. Sina Arnold (TU Berlin)

01/24/2023 2:30 pm 4:00 pm

U Bremen GRA2 0030

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problem to be solved

“Contradiction is not primarily a problem to be solved but a motor we cannot do without.”

Martin Nonhoff
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“Is contradiction a eurocentric concept, operational phenomenon, and instrument of power?”

Kerstin Knopf
decolonial scholarship

“Creating decentralizing and decolonizing scholarship on contradiction, contradictory phenomena, and contradicting processes is a challenging task.”

Kerstin Knopf

“The contradiction of law in Derrida lies in the interstice that separates the impossibility of deconstructing justice from the possibility of deconstructing law.”

Andreas Fischer-Lescano

“Contradictions are an important driver of scientific practice and knowledge.”

Norman Sieroka