AHK Circles Diversity & Inclusion | with Mounir Samuel

Tuesday 31 October 2023, 17:00 - 20:00 hrs.
Breitner Academie
Overhoeksplein 2
1031 KS Amsterdam

AHK Circles - Necessary Conversations

In 2022 and 2023, the AHK Circles meetings will rotate among the six academies of the AHK with the recurring theme: Safety & Inclusion. For each edition, we will have special guests and speakers.

Featuring: Mounir Samuel | Political Scientist, Author, Publicist, Performance Artist, Trainer, Presenter & Cultural Entrepreneur at the intersection of media, politics, religion, language, culture & climate.

Walk in: 16.45 hrs
Start: 17:00 - 19:00 hrs
Food & drinks 19:00 - 20:00 hrs

Interlude by students from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Met Astrid Rose als moderator

Over deze AHK Circle 'The Privilige Pyramid'
Mounir will deliver a 25-minute keynote speech, followed by a group discussion of 15-20 minutes. We will delve deeper into the role of the socio-economic position of students and staff at AHK. We will utilize techniques learned during previous circle gatherings.

Important questions will be addressed: What makes students and staff economically vulnerable and how does this impact their academic performance and future careers? What choices are made and what sacrifices are being made? We will also discuss the role of shame in discussing economic vulnerability and why economically vulnerable groups often feel excluded from AHK.

Additionally, we will examine power dynamics between study disciplines and the distinction between international students and Dutch citizens. After interacting with participants, we will split into groups to collectively build privilege pyramids, exploring intersectionality and assumptions about privileges and social status.

Sign Up here voor this edition 

On 30 November and 1 December 2023, the final part of Drawing the Circkels will take place at the AHK Culture Club. Check MyAHK for the Open Call for this final programme. You also find more information about the AHK Circles of Diversity & Inclusion here.