Civil Society

COVID-19 and the ‘business of bordering’: The rise of citizen detectives and state implemented borderwork-practices | In the Corona crisis: a voice from civil society 17 | 17.07.2020

The corona virus outbreak induced awave of fear in citizens world-wide, causing them to increasingly want to protect what’s theirs. This gave way to a …

Covid-19. Racism-20. And ???-21 The question marks allow only one response: World Civil Society-21. Why? | In the Corona crisis: a voice from civil society 14 | 19.06.2020

Besides the Coronavirus, another virus has recently become increasingly visible: the virus of racism, inequality and poverty, especially in The Americas. A …

Corona: A virus shaking the world, reshaping tomorrow A View from Morocco | In the Corona crisis: a voice from civil society 12 | 12.06.2020

This biological disaster might be a chance for autocratic regimes to reconsider their politics and instead of wasting their budgets on disciplining and …

Tandems of lay experts and academic experts – How new civil societal collaboration models enhance societal transformation

Opusculum 136 | 01.06.2020 | Wolfgang Chr. Goede on how new civil societal collaboration models can enhance societal

Colombia’s Negative Peace – A Challenge for Civil Society? A Dossier on the Struggle of the Global South with its Heritage and Post-Modernization


Opusculum 130 | 01.02.2020 | This dossier is about Colombia’s current status of the peace contract, what has been accomplished, and what remains to be done; …

Based on need alone? Impartiality in humanitarian action

Opusculum 121 | 05.10.2018 | This collection of texts that examines how the core humanitarian principle of impartiality is dealt with in theory and in …