Tag Archives: citizenship
In the curent issue of der Spiegel (Sept. 16, 2013), 15 people of foreign descent are interviewed about their daily experiences with racism in Germany. The full text of the article is available in English. A partial preview with photographs is … Continue reading
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
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
When the new Bundestag elections are held in September, Dr. Karamba Diaby may become the first black member of the Bundestag in German history. Diaby was born in Senegal and immigrated to the GDR in 1985; he became a German … Continue reading
On April 24, the Moving Europe project continued with two presentations on cultural memory, both of which raised questions dealing with national identity and absences within representations of the past.
Gerald Asamoah’s autobiography, Dieser Weg wird kein leichter sein tells of his childhood in Ghana, his move to Germany at age twelve, and his career as a professional soccer player, during which he encountered instances of intense racism.
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
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
“A Roma Teen’s Fight to Stay in Germany” Spiegel Online
“Right Wing Attitudes on the Rise in Germany” Spiegel Online
NY Times, Roger Cohen, 7/2/10 JOHANNESBURG — No player has fascinated me more at the World Cup than Mesut Özil. He has the languid self-assurance on the ball that comes only to the greatest footballers. Where others are hurried, he … Continue reading
This article discusses the new report by the Open Society Institute, “Muslims in Berlin,” a study that focuses on Berlin’s Kreuzberg district and tells of a fairly positive story of integration. Far from being a parallel society, and contrary to … Continue reading
Berliners of the Dahlem district have already filed “not-in-my-backyard” legal complaints against an allegedly self-proclaimed new Iraqi embassy. Many fear that creating the equivalent of a new embassy for such a politically sensitive country in the posh neighborhood of Dahlem … Continue reading
The article “Auslaender sollen unsere alten Leute pflegen” (“Foreigners should tend to our old people”) talks about how German nurses are calling for help from abroad. The number of skilled nurses is too low for the current conditions. This is … Continue reading
This Der Spiegel article follows up on the Stuttgart labor court case charging a West German company with discriminating against a woman born in the former GDR. The court ruled that East Germans are not an ethnic group, a conclusion … Continue reading