Colloquium Series | „Practised Research – Researched Practice”: Applied Research Projects at the Sigmund Freud University Berlin, Department of Psychology

Beyond universalism and cultural relativism – reflections on the transfer of knowledge in the SFU/GIZ cooperation project “MHPSS-trainings for Afghan refugees and host communities in Pakistan”
 12th of July 2022, 6.00 to 8.00 p.m.
From 6.00 to 8.00 p.m.

At the SFU Berlin, Columbiadamm 10, Turm 9, 12101 Berlin

Teachers and students of the SFU will reflect on experiences, challenges and lessons learnt in a cooperation project between SFU and the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), which focused on the development of MHPSS (Mental Health and Psychosocial Support) – trainings with Afghan refugees and Pakistani host communities in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Specific attention will be given to challenges in the transfer and contextualization of psychological knowledge and links to broader debates on the de-colonization of knowledge.

Inputs on the project context and development, reflections on the challenges of inter-contextual knowledge transfer and comments on the MHPSS-manual developed within the project have been prepared by: Helena Bartels, Nic Eischen, Theo Fehse, Julia Gerlach, Vanessa Nenner, Balduin Schumacher (Master students Psychology), Karin Mlodoch and Kyra Gawlista (team leader and student research assistant SFU/GIZ cooperation project Pakistan) Additional comments by Nina Schöler (PHD candidate and consultant in the SFU/UNRWA cooperation project Suitability of MHPSS programs in areas of war and crises – Palestine/Israel).

Cooperation SFU/GIZ Pakistan: Workshop for psychosocial counsellors in Afghan refugees and Pakistani host communities, Peshawar, June

We will be glad to welcome students, teachers, and researchers of SFU as well as interested guests.
The session will be in English. 
Drinks and snacks will be provided for an informal exchange after the colloquium session.

We are looking forward to seeing you all.

Past events

Kick-off meeting on the 3rd of May 2022
In the kick-off-meeting on the 3rd of May 2022, teachers and students of the SFU will introduce the variety of ongoing applied research projects at SFU, talking about challenges, experiences and lessons learnt, whilst addressing and discussing the above mentioned topics and further questions with the audience. Invitation 3.5.2022 (pdf)