14:00-14:30: Welcome and introductory remarks

Carolina Mojto, BOX Freiraum & ‘wir machen das’
Kerry Bystrom, Bard College Berlin
Marion Detjen, ZZF & ‘wir machen das’

 14:30-16:00: Panel One: Historical and Contemporary Migration in Eastern and Western Europe: Arendtian Perspectives

Patrice Poutrus, Universität Wien
Orwa Nyrabia, filmmaker & – producer
Jeffrey Champlin, Al-Quds Bard College
Moderator: Ewa Atanassow, Bard College Berlin

 16:00-16:30: Coffee Break

 16:30-18:00: Panel Two: Arendt on Refugees/Arendt as Refugee

 Gerhard Casper, American Academy
Roger Berkowitz, Hannah Arendt Center
Annette Vowinckel, ZZF
Moderator: Kerry Bystrom, Bard College Berlin

 18:00-18:15: Presentation of the Refugee Student Scholarship Network by Marion Detjen

 18:00-19:00: Buffet break

 19:00-19:30: Poetry reading

Ghani Atai, Abdul Baseer, Shazemir Hotaki, Mohamad Mashghdost, Yassir Niksada, Samiullah Rassouli.  With an Introduction of the poetry program at BOX Freiraum by Susanne Koelbl & Aarash D. Spanta

 19:30:20:15: ‘Speaking Beyond Crisis Today’
Discussion on the crisis-discourse in the media

 Ines Kappert, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung & ‘wir machen das’
Susanne Koelbl, DER SPIEGEL & BOX Freiraum
Ulrich Wilhelm, Bayerischer Rundfunk
Moderator: Stephan Detjen, Deutschlandradio

 20:15: Q & A

 Followed by a reception