change of perspective (DR. FARAJ REMMO)
A short introductory video about myself.
My name is Faraj Remmo and I was born in 1969 in Beirut as a Kurd and grew up in Berlin. I am dedicated to a wide variety of projects with a focus on inclusion and participation, currently my focus is on educational multiple self-placement. After my studies of sociology and educational science I did my PhD in this field. I am also employed as a research assistant at the University of Bielefeld in the fields of diversity and inclusion.
Education and Profession
Centre for Teaching and Learing (ZLL)
Staff of the Centre for Teaching and Learning (ZLL), Diversity, Inclusion and Participation, University of Bielefeld
Faculty for Educational Sciences
Research assistant at the faculty for Educational Sciences, University of Bielefeld
Dissertation project "Intercultural opening in the migration society - The Process of constituting the Office for Integration and Intercultural Affairs of the city of Bielefeld".
Diploma thesis of the Faculty of Sociology "'Nothing against foreigners – but that The media's influence on public opinion on migrants.
Diploma in education and sociology
Degree as a certified pedagogue and certified sociologist
General advanced technical college entrance qualification
Initiator of the price „Danke“
People all over the „world” are being rewarded for their work in terms of Integration, Inclusion, Diversity and Participation honoured.
Initiator of the hiking participation prize „Danke Bielefeld“
Bielefeld’s citizens and Bielefeld’s institutions will be honoured for their work in integration, inclusion, diversity and participation
Development of the cultural concept of the city of Bielefeld
Participants of the event „Politics for and with people with disability” in the German Bundestag.
Scientific companion of the project “World tour through living rooms”
Development of the integration concept of the city of Bielefeld
Sensitivity for differences. In: A sure instinct for variety. The project Diversity in the daycare center of the AWO OWL. A Practical handbook for educators. Löhne
Intercultural opening in the migration society- The process of constituting the Office for Integration and intercultural affairs of the city of Bielefeld, University Bielefeld, dissertation of the Faculty of Education. Hamburg: Kovac.
“Nothing against foreigners - but the boat is full!”: The influence of Media on public opinion about migrants. University Bielefeld, diploma thesis of the Faculty of Sociology.
Teaching experience at Bielefeld University
Scholarships, prizes, awards
- 2018 - Medal of Merit of the Federal Republic Germany
- 2014 - Integration prize of the city of Bielefeld
- 2007 to 2009 - Scholarship of the Lechler Foundation
- 2006 - State award for civic engagement NRW
Member of the Faculty of Education
Arminia Bielefeld (supporting membership)
Citizens‘ Committee of the city of Bielefeld (as a competent citizen)
Migration and Disability Network
NAVEND – Center of Kurdish studys e.V.
Intercultural Network East Westphalia-Lippe by Entrepreneurs and academics e.V.
Advisory board of the city of Bielefeld for disability issues
Member of the Integration Council of the City of Bielefeld
Member of the party Bündnis 90/ die Grünen