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We are NIDID – a Berlin-based NGO founded in 2016.

In times of erupting ethnically-framed conflicts, rising populist movements and increasing socioeconomic inequality, NIDID brings together people to develop and implement ideas to disrupt the imbalances.



NIDID Der Wedding kommt Oliver Müser Fabian Täniges Radoslaw Szydlowski



14th July 2019

“Wedding (the Berlin district) is up-and-coming” has been until this day one of the most persistent clichés among city-dwellers in Berlin. According to British Time Out magazine Wedding ranks fourth place among the coolest neighbourhoods around the world.

NIDID took to the streets and asked around between Sprengelkiez, Soldiner Straße and Nettelbeckplatz. Has Wedding finally caught on and what does this mean for its inhabitants? What is ‘coming’? Who benefits from it? Is Wedding turning into the new Prenzlauer Berg? And what do the residents of Wedding want for their district?




graduated from Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg in political sciences and sociology with a background in Social Theory and International Relations. Fieldwork leads him to post-communist countries where he explores the socio-cultural and political transformation. In his opinion one picture says more than thousand words. That is why a camera is his constant companion.



Civil Society Activist

is a civil society activist and (video)journalist. Since 2015, he has implemented projects on democratization, conflict transformation and socioeconomic policy in Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and the South Caucasus. He holds a Masters in International Relations from the University of Cambridge.



Video Journalist

is a video journalist, media producer and editor from Berlin. With long-standing experience and expertise in the process of producing films, documentaries for German television and virtual tours, he guarantees that our projects employ novel and innovative media formats and create a sustainable output, reaching a diverse and broad audience.


Activist Scholar

is a 2018-2019 postdoctoral fellow of the University of Michigan with a doctoral degree from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During his long-standing working experience in the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Middle East, he co-initiated the historical multimedia platform "Relicts of Another Future" (2019), the art'n'science workshop "Visualizing Memory" (2018) and the German-Turkish film project "Es sind wir / Bu bizimki" (2011-2014). As a political analyst he contributes to leading German newspapers and is author of the book "Embattled Dreamlands: The Politics of Contesting Armenian, Kurdish and Turkish Memory" (2020).

Lilit Dabagian

Activist Scholar

is a researcher and practitioner teaching media at the University of Central Asia. She has co-initiated and co-curated various sociocultural, educational and artistic projects among which Pamir-Moscow. Festival of Cultures urban festival on labor migration in Russia (2017), Visualizing Memory workshop on urban memory and documentary practices in Kyrgyzstan (2018), and Museum Sorts Out Its Archives art exhibition on history of everyday life in Kyrgyzstan (2019). Lilit studied liberal arts at the Bard College Berlin and media production in creative industries at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.






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1. Vorsitzender: David Leupold

2. Vorsitzender: Oliver Müser

Schatzmeister: Fabian Täniges

Schriftführerin: Radostina Bratanova 

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