Lüneburg Weeks against Racism 2024

Events will take place on these days as part of the Lüneburg Weeks against Racism:


Remembering means fighting

Start: February 26, 2024

End: March 08, 2024

Location: Kulturboden Scharnebeck

Between recognition and oblivion. The exhibition commemorates the 10 victims of right-wing violence who have been killed in Lower Saxony since 1990. Gerhard Fischöder, one of them was murdered in a shelter for homeless people in Scharnebeck.

Open daily from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: Donation for WABE e.V.

Event organizer: Lüneburger Netzwerk gegen Rechts in Kooperatin mit WABE e.V., Mobile Beratung gegen Rechtsextremismus, Gemeinde Scharnebeck

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Lecture and movie

Discrimination and racism in working life

Start: March 02, 2024, 11.00 am

End: 1.00 pm

Location: Utopia

The speaker Grace Lugert-Jose will present the results of her study on racism in working life using the example of Filipino skilled workers in Germany. She has researched the experiences of Filipino nursing staff. Afterwards, a director of the film “Sealand” will present it. It is about the experiences of Filipino professionals in the shipping industry. Afterwards, there will be an invitation to a joint discussion.

The event venue is not barrier-free.

Event organizer: Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Lüneburg, SPD Lüneburg, DGB Nordostniedersachsen


If my hair could talk

Start: March 03, 2024, 3.00 pm

End: 4.20 pm

Location: Museum Lüneburg

Target group: Families with children aged 6 and over

7-year-old Akoma lives with her parents in a small town near Hamburg. In Twi – a language spoken in Ghana – Akoma means “heart”. However, Akoma’s big heart reaches its limits when strangers grab her hair without being asked. In this lovingly illustrated book, Dayan Kodua tells the story of a girl who learns to say no and gains inner strength as a result.

Event organizer: Museum Lüneburg, Kriminalpräventionsrat in Hansestadt und Landkreis Lüneburg

Reading and discussion

Waters in the Ziplock

Start: March 04, 2024, 7.30 pm

End: 9.00 pm

Location: Heinrich-Heine-Haus

Target group: Young people are particularly invited to

Dana Vowinckel will read from her novel in the series “Jewish Life in Literature”. This humorous novel illustrates the modern, conflict-ridden Jewish life of a Jewish family in Berlin, Chicago and Jerusalem. Dana Vowinckel, born in 1996, won the Deutschlandfunk Prize at the 2021 Ingeborg Bachmann Competition for an excerpt from this first novel. She lives in Berlin and is increasingly confronted with anti-Semitism.

Admission 10,- € / reduced 7,- €

Ticket reservations via mail@ligelue.de, max. 100 persons

The event venue is not barrier-free.

Event organizer: Literarische Gesellschaft Lüneburg e.V., Gesellschaft für Christlich-Jüdische Zusammenarbeit e.V.

Creative hands-on activity

Signs against racism in public spaces

Start: March 05, 2024, 10.00 am

End: 1.00 pm

Location: Meeting point: Training and Work Plus

With a colorful spray campaign in Lüneburg’s city center and lots of ideas in mind, we want to speak out creatively and colorfully against racism on Lüneburg’s streets with slogans or symbols together with our participants and all those who want to join us. Not only can suggestions be exchanged in small groups, but it is also an invitation to get into conversation with one another.

Event organizer: Viktoria Wilke from A&A Ausbildung und Arbeit Plus GmbH, Deutsche Angestellten-Akademie


Racism is the mother of all problems

Start: March 05, 2024, 5.00 pm

End: 8.00 pm

Location: DÜNE – Bildungs- und Kulturzentrum

An analysis of the current migration debate that inspires further thought and action. The workshop is suitable for the curious and beginners without prior knowledge are also welcome. Bring all your questions with you! We value respectful interaction and want to be a safe space for everyone. Any questions, such as accessibility, can be sent by email. Registration is required by 02.03.2024.

Contact: seebruecke.lueneburg@gmx.de

Event organizer: Seebrücke Lüneburg

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Lecture and discussion

Addressing racism and discrimination in the company

Start: March 05, 2024, 5.00 pm

End: 7.00 pm

Location: Location will be announced in good time

Target group: Especially for company representatives

A keynote speech by Ikram Errahmouni-Rimi followed by a panel discussion will provide us with suggestions for dealing professionally with discrimination in organizations. Discrimination is a problem for society as a whole and does not stop at the gates of the world of work. Find out how a confident approach to discrimination can increase your professionalism.

Event organizer: A&A Ausbildung und Arbeit Plus GmbH, Ikram Errahmouni-Rimi

Reading and discussion


Start: March 05, 2024, 7.30 pm

End: 9.00 pm

Location: Halle für Kunst e.V., Reichenbachstr. 2, LG

On seeing and being seen, self-images and self-doubt – thick body hair, brown teeth, big noses: Moshtari Hilal questions ideas of ugliness. Her explorations, analyses and memories lead into that innermost area where every self-image is put to the test. Poetic and touching, intimate and highly political, Moshtari Hilal tells of the norms with which we treat ourselves.

Moderation: Prasanna Oommen

Registration: until 4 March at: vermittlung@halle-fuer-kunst.de

Event organizer: Halle für Kunst e.V. Lüneburg in cooperation with the Lüneburg Literature Office and the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Hanseatic City of Lüneburg

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Criticizing racism with children

Start: March 07, 2024, 10.00 am

End: 4.00 pm

Location: Room m Museum, Willy-Brandt-Straße 1, LG

Target group: Educational professionals who work with children, parents and other interested parties. Previous knowledge is not necessary.

From around the age of 3, children consciously perceive differences in appearance. They begin to reproduce racism and marginalize children. How can racism be discussed with children in everyday practice? How can differences and the associated injustice be addressed? And how can children affected by racism be empowered? We will discuss these questions in the workshop.

Registration required by March 5, 2024 at

Event organizer: VNB e. V., vielgestaltig* 2.0

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Narratives for diversity

Start: March 09, 2024, 11.00 am

End: 3.00 pm

Location: mosaique - House of Cultures, Katzenstraße 1, LG

On this day, children are read to in different family languages. Translations or explanations accompany the performances. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity to discuss the texts and their backgrounds with the readers. People with a history of migration make themselves visible through the diversity of their languages and cultures in Lüneburg.

Language: Various languages with translations into German

Illustration open book

Event organizer: LIVT - Lüneburg Initiative for Diversity and Participation, Music School of the Hanseatic City of Lüneburg


Courage to take a stand – sports clubs as promoters of democracy

Start: March 14, 2024, 5.30 pm

End: 8.30 pm

Location: Location will be announced in good time

Target group: Members, trainers and board members of sports clubs in the district and Hanseatic city of Lüneburg

The team of speakers will address questions about legal certainty and discuss possible strategies for action in a practical way. FOR EXAMPLE: How can athletes react to racist remarks in the changing room? Are sports clubs allowed to exclude right-wing extremist members? How can club representatives in sport succeed in strengthening a clear stance against the right?

Graphic: Sports clubs with courage against right-wing extremism

Registration until 01.03. See: QR code

QR code registration for workshop on 14.03.2024

The event venue is not barrier-free.

Event organizer: Kreissportbund Lüneburg e.V., Right-wing extremism commissioner of the district of Lüneburg in cooperation with the Landessportbund Niedersachsen e.V., the network "Sport & Politics for Fairness, Respect and Human Dignity" at the Deutsche Sportjugend im DOSB e.V.