Othering & Belonging: A Framework and Analysis for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Presentations

April 25, 2015

Othering is a frame that captures the many forms of prejudice and persistent marginality, but also explains and analyzes a set of common processes and mechanisms that engender Othering. In his keynote at the inaugural conference for the Haas Institute, Executive Director john a. powell shared the investigation and framework of Othering that underpins the concept behind the conference. In doing so, he also focused on that which we ultimately seek: to identify and advocate for interventions that foster and promote belonging. We need inclusive structures, new identities and new narratives that will ultimately help us to expand, as powell calls it, “the circle of human concern.” Download here