Thursday, April 30 at 14:38

A short information about the swine flu

Many of you were concered about the current situation regarding the swine flu. We want you to know that we stay in permanent contact with our local health authorities. According to them, until now there is no reason to take any measures. There hasn't been any case of the flu here in Ilmenau nor in the federal state of Thüringen. So no need to worry. We'll inform you as soon as any changes happen. Read more

Sunday, April 19 at 18:00

Introducing: The Topics

While the main topic of ISWI 2009 is Human Rights, all participants have chosen smaller topics to work on, discuss and in the end present during the closing ceremony. Starting tomorrow we will announce all those small topics that ISWI 2009 will be about as well as the speakers holding an introductory or finishing lecture to the participants. Here is a short list:
  1. Philosophy group
  2. The Human Rights Charter: past – present – future
  3. Basic needs of humans
    1. Food and nutrition
    2. Education
    3. Medical care
  4. Same rights for everyone
    1. Human rights and children
    2. Poverty and social justice
    3. Equal rights
    4. Generation contracts and conflicts
  5. Human rights - regions of tension
    1. Human rights and politics
    2. Human rights and the economy
    3. Human rights and science
    4. Human rights and environment
    5. Geopolitical aspects of human rights: culture – borders – globalization
    6. Human rights and justice
    7. Freedom and security
    8. Human rights and media
  6. Human rights and religion
  7. Human rights and art
    1. Literature
    2. Music
    3. Theatre
    4. Design
    5. Photography
    6. Movie
  8. Documentation group
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Friday, April 10 at 18:50

The ISWI calendar

One month from now ISWI will start in Ilmenau with a lot of lectures, workshops, parties & other events. For sure you want to know what is on the schedule, so we created an online calendar with all details for you:

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Please note that if you download the calendar, updates may not be displayed. While there are still some dates missing, please check for updates within the next weeks. Read more