Werner Wintersteiner

poetics of resistance

If we had the word, if we had the language, we wouldn't need the weapons.
Ingeborg Bachmann
A culture of peace is the most important thing that can be conveyed in education.
Peter Handke
The most precious things are always the things that have no price.
Louise rinser
Art is what resists: it resists death, bondage, shame, shame.
Gilles Deleuze
The absolute prohibition of killing a human being must be the axiom of any coherent ethics. This taboo is the basis of all morality, it is the only solid principle.
György Konrad

Events | new releases

The French philosopher and sociologist Edgar Morin wrote this memorandum at the age of 101. Based on his experiences since the Second World War, he develops a differentiated view of the Russian-Ukrainian war.

Activities in autumn 2023

18. 10. 2023
Graz, University of Education
Seminar “Peace Education in the Face of War?”

20. 10. 2023
St. Georgen am Längensee, Carinthian Writers' Association
ALPEN-ADRIA LITERATURE SYMPOSION 2023 Lecture “Multilingualism – against the tide of monoculture. Reflections on an abstract love”

24. 10. 2023
University of Vienna
Lecture as part of a lecture on anti-war literature: “We are the fear of the world that no one wants in their house. Hiroshima and Nagasaki id literature

October 24, 2023, 7 p.m

Presentation of the book Edgar Morin: Homeland Earth. Online event by Promedia publishing house

26. 10. 2023
Vienna, 4lthangrund
Lecture at the event UTOPIA(S) RELOADED: Science, activism and the techno-eco-social transformation (GSiS): “Peace as a central element of the socio-ecological-cultural transformation of our Homeland Earth”
18. 11. 2023
University of Klagenfurt, UNESCO Chair
Panelist at the online conference CREATING GLOCAL PERSPECTIVES

7. 12. 2023
Vienna, Institute for Austrian Studies
“What war does to us”
Conversation with author Elena Messner

University course Global Citizenship Education

ULG with master's degree 6 semesters part-time
The course offers theory-based further training on global citizenship education and qualifies participants for inclusive and equitable education in accordance with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 4).
Start: summer semester 2024
All details: https://www.aau.at/universitaetslehrgaenge/global-citizenship-education/
Contact: heidi.grobbauer@komment.at