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Multicultural Germany Class: Week 7, Staging Diversity

This post is part of a series in which students reflect on their discussions in the UC Berkeley undergraduate seminar “Multicultural Germany.” This week’s summary is by Jennifer Lau:  Museum exhibitions and culture commemorations served as the primary focal point … Continue reading

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“New Germany” Exhibition at Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden

On  Saturday, a new exhibition called “Das neue Deutschland: Von Migration und Vielfalt” opened at the Deutsches Hygiene Museum in Dresden.  The exhibition deals with contemporary Germany as a product of migration and diversity. It aims to explore the Germany of today and … Continue reading

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“Berlin and Beyond” SF Film Festival Begins

From January 15 to 21 in San Francisco, the annual “Berlin and Beyond” festival will present recent film productions from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Of particular interest to our project are three films: Your Beauty is Worth Nothing, directed by Hüseyin … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Multicultural Germany Course

This semester the UC Berkeley German Department will once again offer the undergraduate seminar “Multicultural Germany,” which will focus on migration and mobility in post-WWII German history. In the coming weeks, we hope to share some of the conversation generated … Continue reading

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Aleida Assmann: Film and Lecture (Oct 28 & 29)

Circulating Memory events with Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz, Germany)  — Film Screening and Lecture Film Screening — US Premiere!: 10/28, 5-7pm, Dwinelle B-4 Anfang aus dem Ende: Die Flakhelfergeneration (Beginning out of an Ending) 2013, documentary, 85 min, directed by Aleida Assmann, in German … Continue reading

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IES Event: The German Elections 2013 – Their Impact on Europe

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 – 1:30 pm

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Lecture on European Minority Rights

Recognition of Diversity and Minorities in Post-Multicultural Europe: What Rights for Which Community(ies?) Thursday, September 19, 12:00 pm, 201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Dorota Anna Gozdecka 

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Tagung: Komik der Integration

Komik der Integration: Grenzpraktiken des Sozialen 11. -13. Juli, 2013, Universität Konstanz Veranstaltung des Exzellenzclusters Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration Organisation: Özkan Ezli (Konstanz), Deniz Göktürk (Berkeley), Uwe Wirth (Gießen) Webseite der Tagung mit Texten zur Vorbereitung und Erklärung des Tagungskonzepts

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Cultural Memory in France and Bosnia

Wednesday, April 24, 1-3pm 201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Moving Europe continues with two presentations on cultural memory: Soraya Tlatli (University of California, Berkeley, French Department): “Fragmented Memories in Postcolonial France” Emina Musanovic (University of California, Berkeley, German Department): “Clean … Continue reading

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Lecture: Remaking the European City: Amsterdam, Globalization, and Street Art

Lecture by Prof. Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam) on April 23 Remaking the European City: Amsterdam, Globalization, and Street Art Date: April 23 Place: 201 Moses Hall, 12.30-1.30pm This presentation is about art, globalization, and urban counterculture in 21st-century Europe. … Continue reading

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Talk: “New Face, Old Place: Multicultural Identity and Professional Creativity”

Tuesday, April 16 9:30-11:00 am 79 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley Senem Onen will present her research on multiculturalism and entrepreneurship, focusing on the Manzara Istanbul vacation apartments as a case study in return migration and the rebranding of both traditional places … Continue reading

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‘Borders in Motion’ Summer Institute

Summer Fellowship Opportunity: Borders in Motion — New Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion across Europe and North America Trans-Atlantic Summer Institute in European Studies — Graduate Student Fellowship Program July 8 – July 20, 2013, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. Application deadline: … Continue reading

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Iranische Filmtage Köln 7.-10. März

Iranian Film Week in Cologne, Germany March 7-10, 2013 Vom 07.-10. März geben aktuelle Kurz-, Dokumentar- und Langfilme der letzten Jahre sowie Gespräche mit Filmschaffenden einen Einblick in den Lebensalltag und das künstlerische Schaffen im Iran. Sie finden uns auf … Continue reading

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Talk on Radical Right in Europe at UC Berkeley

The Radical Right and the Politics of Xenophobia in Europe Lecture | February 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall Speaker: Michael Minkenberg, Dept. of Political Science, Viadrina University Sponsor: Institute of European Studies Followed by Information Session on … Continue reading

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Workshop — Circulating Humor: Nonsense Politics

 14 September 2012, 4 – 7 pm, Institute for International Studies, 223 Moses. Infotainment rules. Year-end television ratings in 2011 confirmed that The Daily Show and The Colbert Report had drawn more viewers than Fox News, the most watched news channel … Continue reading

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Orienting Europe: The Borders of Memory

A Workshop Growing out of a graduate seminar on “Orienting Europe” taught by Deniz Göktürk, this workshop will analyze symbolic constructions of Europe in moving images. The workshop is

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Erinnerungsorte und Kiezdeutsch

Das Multicultural Germany Project präsentiert Erinnerungsorte und Kiezdeutsch. Eine interdisziplinäre Werkstattdiskussion über Norm und Praxis der Integration mit Patrice Poutrus und Heike Wiese am Mittwoch, 21. März, 16-18 Uhr, 282 Dwinelle

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FRAU KUTZER UND ANDERE BEWOHNER DER NAUNYNSTRASSE

The Multicultural Germany Project presents the screening of Frau Kutzer und andere Bewohner der Naunynstrasse, followed by a discussion. Please join us on Friday, March 9, 2012, from 2-4 p.m. (Dwinelle 282). 1973 was the year of the global oil crisis … Continue reading

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Aris Fioretos zu seinem Roman /Der letzte Grieche/ (2011)

Lesung und Diskussion präsentiert vom Multicultural Germany Project am 6. März, Dienstag, 16:30-18:30 Uhr, 282 Dwinelle *Aris Fioretos zu seinem Roman /Der letzte Grieche/ (2011):* *Vielsprachige Migrationsgeschichte aus Karteikarten*

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Critical Perspectives on Werner Herzog’s “Lessons of Darkness”

The Department of Film & Media and the Multicultural Germany Project present: Critical Perspectives on Werner Herzog’s “Lessons of Darkness” (1992) Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 6–9 pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities 220 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720–2340

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