Camino is a practice-based research institution that focuses on the evaluation and specialist support of projects, initiatives and programmes, and on practice-oriented research and advice. As the operator of Berlin’s Violence Prevention Unit, Camino has gathered many years’ experience in the area of violence prevention and monitoring. The Monitoring Trans- and Homophobic Violence in Berlin project is run by a Camino team that is supported and advised by a specialist advisory committee and a round table. The team also brings in additional expertise where necessary.
CAMINO – Workshop for Training, Practice-based Support and Research in the Social Sector (a non-profit limited liability company)
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Tel.: +49 (0) 30 6107372-0
Dr Albrecht Lüter, a political scientist and sociologist, has been the head of the Berlin Youth Violence Prevention Unit – set up on behalf of the Berlin State Commission against Violence – since 2015; he has been the head of the Violence Prevention Unit since 2020. Before joining Camino in 2015, he had been active since 2009 in the scientific monitoring and evaluation of federal and federal-state programmes on the prevention of right-wing extremism and the promotion of democracy at the Institute for Social Work and Social Education in Frankfurt am Main (ISS-FfM). His professional career has also included positions at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB), at the International University Bremen, at the Institute of Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS) at the University of Bremen, and at the research institute forsa.
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 6107372-20
Moritz Konradi has a diploma in political science (Free University of Berlin) and an MA in criminology and police science (Ruhr University in Bochum). Before joining Camino’s Violence Prevention Unit in 2020, he worked as a programme manager at the European Forum for Urban Safety (Efus, Paris) where he co-ordinated European co-operation projects in the areas of local crime prevention, hate crime, radicalisation/violent extremism and drug policy. Up to 2016, he worked as a project co-ordinator at a Berlin-based NGO specialising in victim support and crime prevention. During this time, he was also a lecturer at the Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science as well as the Berlin Police Academy.
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 6107372-17
Dr Sarah Riese is the holder of a PhD in political science. Before joining Camino’s Youth Violence Prevention Unit in 2019, she ran the funding department of the Schüler Helfen Leben foundation and supported education projects in southeast Europe and the Middle East. Prior to this, she participated in research projects on post-war processes, at the Free University of Berlin, the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and the University of Ottawa. Her current focus is on the evaluation of projects in the areas of right-wing extremism and violence prevention.
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 6107372-14
Dr Almut Sülzle is an adult educator, supervisor and European ethnologist, and she has overseen the focus on anti-lesbian violence for the first monitoring report. Since the start of 2020, she has been working at KoFaS gGmbH (a non-profit competence group for fan cultures and sport-related social work) in the areas of diversity in stadiums and homophobia in sport. Before joining Camino in 2018, she was the scientific co-ordinator at the Archive of Youth Cultures (Youth Bricolage Techniques research group) and a lecturer for methods and qualitative research. Her PhD thesis was on football-fan cultures and masculinity. In addition to research on communitarisation and socialisation, her research focuses also include youth culture, sport and masculinity. Her methodological focuses are on qualitative methods and ethnography.