Cultural magazine promoting the dialogue with the Islamic world

    About Fikrun

    Fikrun wa Fann is a cultural magazine that encourages and makes a contribution towards shaping cultural exchange between Germany and Islam-orientated cultural groups. Authors from Germany, Europe and the Islamic world have their say alongside other international voices. In addition to information and dialogue with and within Islam-orientated countries, Fikrun wa Fann also offers a literary forum for current socio-political debates.
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    Anniversary issue of Fikrun wa Fann "100 Years First World War"

    100 issues – more than fifty years of Art&Thought! This is a small eternity in the fast-changing world of cultural magazines. Our anniversary coincides with one of global political significance, which naturally also claims our attention. The First World War broke out one hundred years ago, in August 1914. We commemorate this event not for reasons of nostalgia, but because the upheaval caused by World War I still has keen and often distressing relevance today. More ...

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      © Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio

      The Avant-Garde and the War


      The Visual Arts Between 1914 and 1918 – Avant-Gardes at War
      © Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin

      A Crutch for the Frail


      The Central Powers’ Revolutionisation Strategy in Asia 1914–1918
      © Goethe-Institut

      The Presumption of Cultural Superiority


      How Colonialism was Transformed (or Not) by the First World War

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