The Swiss film “Je suis noires” is a thought-provoking documentary that explores the experiences of Black Swiss women and the fight against structural racism.
The documentary by Rachel M'Bon and Juliana Fanjul is screening this March as part of the St. Gallen "Aktionstage gegen Rassismus". The film follows Swiss Black women who are fighting for recognition of structural racism, deconstructing stereotypes, and proudly claiming their dual identity as Swiss and Black.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the director on March 27th at the SQUARE in St. Gallen, organized by Christian Pierce from the Competence Centre for Diversity & Inclusion (CCDI-FIM). This is an important opportunity to hear new voices and perspectives on the challenges of racism in Switzerland.
As the film highlights, it can be challenging to confront the shadow side of a country that prides itself on neutrality and humanitarianism. But by listening to the stories and experiences of minorities, we can understand how our past continues to shape our present. We encourage everyone to attend the screening and join in the conversation about how we can work towards a more inclusive and equitable society.
Date: Monday, 27th of March, 2023
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Location: SQUARE HT2 (11-0111/01)
Organizers: Aktionstage gegen Rassismus
In this session, we will discuss challenges, pitfalls, tips and resources that are needed to successfully start an academic career in the field of sustainability. Dr. Kerrigan Unter, postdoc at the Institute for Economy and the Environment (IWÖ) will provide an input, followed by a panel discussion to share experiences of various researchers and to discuss any questions that you may have. We will further exchange during an Apéro at the end of the session.
Europa und die Europäische Union steht aktuell vor noch nie dagewesenen Herausforderungen: Führt der Krieg in der Ukraine und andere geopolitische sowie wirtschaftspolitische Krisen zu einer stärkeren Integration des Staatenbundes oder zu einer schleichenden Desintegration? Wie kann sich Europa im Konflikt zwischen China und den USA positionieren und wie sollte es mit inneren Gegnern umgehen? Welche Auswirkungen hat all das auf die neutrale Schweiz? Nehmen Sie an dieser öffentlichen Podiumsdiskussion im interaktiven "Fish Bowl"-Format teil und treten Sie mit internationalen Experten in Austausch.
Join us for a two-day immersive simulation experience that delves deep into the current geopolitical and economic crisis in Europe and beyond. This large-scale serious gaming exercise is designed to serve as both a leadership training and a cutting-edge foresight tool. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and enhance your strategic thinking skills.
Sharpen your strategic leadership skills and gain valuable foresight through a dynamic real-life simulation. Connect with top thought leaders from the fields of business, politics, and security,
and broaden your perspective on the critical issues facing our world today.
Serious gaming is an effective way to apply theoretical knowledge, and game design can help university faculty create interactive and engaging learning exercises for students, both online and offline. Research has shown that academic courses that include serious games score higher on metrics such as student satisfaction and engagement.
Join SQUARE for a one-day workshop, where two experts in serious game design, Tim Goudriaan and Diederik Stolk, will guide you through the process of building a scenario-based game in the areas of geo-politics, business, economics, and security. This workshop is exclusively for faculty and lecturers at the University of St.Gallen, and prior registration is necessary.
To further prepare, we highly recommend participating in the "St.Gallen Strategy Days", a large-scale two-day serious gaming exercise held on June 1st and 2nd.
Don't miss this opportunity to learn and engage with serious game design! The workshop will be conducted in English.
With Fabien Gandon
From its inception, the Web was quickly perceived as a vast source of knowledge for people all over the world and it took some time to understand that its potential goes far beyond. Not only did it become the most popular architecture for developing Internet applications it also became a place for all sorts of programs to interact and exchange knowledge.
This is also confirmed by the latest evolutions of AI that produce and consume a lot of information and data on the Web. In fact, using examples from several projects, we will see that the Web is now providing universal hypermedia linking all forms of intelligence and knowledge, and supporting their evolutions on public and private networks.
For this reason, we will show that the Web and its extensions must be designed to be human-centered to enable the futures we want and to avoid the futures we fear.
On July 18th-19th, 2023, SQUARE will host the Final of the First University of St. Gallen Grand Challenge, focusing on assessing cutting-edge A.I. technology in light of the upcoming EU A.I. Act. Six teams of professionals will compete for a prize of 100,000 CHF, awarded by a jury. The EU A.I. Act categorizes A.I. according to risk, and the Grand Challenge will reveal how this new legislation can be implemented on specific technology. The public can attend to witness the competition, and some A.I. technology will be on display. Participation is open, and potential teams should register for an online informational event on March 2, 2023.
For more information, visit www.thegrandchallenge.eu or contact the Project Team at email@example.com.
The THRIVE Impact Summer School is an immersive one-week programme in the Swiss Alps as well as at the University of St. Gallen that brings together bachelor, master and PhD students across various disciplines and nationalities to learn about social impact, sustainability, and entrepreneurship. The focus topic will be Climate Justice where you will work towards a holistic understanding of the relationship between emissions, nature, and people. 🐻❄️🏔
Applications are open now until May 12th, 2023!