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AAA Multiplier Events started in Germany

The so-called multiplier events in ERASMUS+ projects, such as Arguments Against Aggression, serve primarily to present the results of the projects and to discuss them with stakeholder groups. This is exactly what happened in the first of the AAA Multiplier Events in Germany: Around 70 educational specialists used a full day on 20.2.2020 in the …

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Acting against hate speech – more important every day!

Does it just seem that hate tirades accumulate on the net and in daily interaction? The last few months have shown that hate speech has obviously arrived much deeper than expected in our societies. The most recent example from Germany: The German politician Renate Künast takes legal action against hate speech on the net. A …

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Finding the Right Approach for Non-Violent Speech

UMA facilitated the work on the materials that are being developed to enable its recipients to “transform unproductive shouts or passive-aggressive avoidance into truly productive conversations that should end with participants having a clearer understanding of the points of view of others, and develop skills and motivation to act against injustice”. On 27 and 28 …

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Reality Check – German AAA partners seek exchange

We wanted to know: After the many intensive discussions about how to deal with aggressive hate speech in the everyday life of our target groups during the AAA kick-off, we sought a discussion with our target group/public administration representatives, namely Roman Gebhardt (head of the municipal Job Center of the Darmstadt-Dieburg district) and Birgit Müller, …

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Skills to Counter Aggression

How do we best deal with the aggressions of our fellow human beings, especially in a professional context? Aggression hurts, leaves us bewildered and irritated, and all too easily we react just as aggressively. But aggression does not get us anywhere in conversational situations and creates an atmosphere of distrust and rejection. Meaningful communication only …

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Ready for take-off: Arguments Against Aggression project

AAA team will meet for the kick-off in Vienna, February 25-26, 2019 – well prepared with the first drafts for our outputs 1 and 2. During the last months we prepared a catalogue of aggressive and xenophobic arguments with counter questions and facts & figures. We will discuss how we will prepare this content in the vsion of our project – many questions …

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