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Multicultural Germany Course: Summary of the First Two Weeks

To summarize the first two weeks of the seminar “Multicultural Germany” (fall 2015) it is best to start off with the participants: One third of the class is exchange students, mostly from Germany. Due to this the class can benefit … Continue reading

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Multicultural Germany Course, Fall Semester 2015

This course addresses questions of mobility and borders in our increasingly connected and disjointed world. We will approach the history of post-World War II Germany through the lens of migration, reading a variety of texts critically and relating them to … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Brudermord” (Fratricide)

As part of the Multicultural Germany undergraduate seminar at UC Berkeley, students reviewed recent German films relating in various ways to topics of migration, multiculturalism, and contemporary German identity. Melissa Carlson reviewed Yilmaz Arslan’s 2005 film “Brudermord”:  Fratricide is a drama with … Continue reading

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Moving Europe Workshop: Migrant Archives (March 7, Berkeley)

You are invited to participate in the workshop Moving Europe: Migrant Archives Thursday, March 7, 12-2 pm, 201 Moses, Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley

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40 Jahre Fremde Heimat- Einwanderung aus der Türkei in Köln

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A Seventh Man. The Story of a Migrant Worker in Europe

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…da sind wir keine Ausländer mehr. Eingewanderte ArbeiterInnen in Berlin 1961-1993

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40 Quadratmeter Deutschland (Forty Square Meters of Germany)

With actors Özay Fecht, Yaman Okay, Demir Gökgöl The tale of a young Turkish woman who, after an arranged marriage, follows her much older husband to Hamburg, where he had been working for some time. Instead of allowing his wife … Continue reading

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Brudermord (Fratricide)

With actors Xevat Gectan, Erdal Celik, Bulent Buyukasik, Nurettin Celik, Yusuf Gectan, Taies Farzan, Oral Uyan, Xhiljona Ndoja; Available on DVD in Germany Summary: Semo, a Kurdish immigrant and pimp living in Germany, offers to pay for his younger brother Azad … Continue reading

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Aber die Fremde ist in mir: Migrationserfahrung und Deutschlandbild in der türkischen Literatur der Gegenwart

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A New Phenomenon: The International Competition for Highly-skilled Migrants and Its Consequences for Germany

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