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Ulla Lenze

"Are your female characters typical Germans?"

Every year, many authors go on reading tours with the Goethe-Institut and thereby carry a contemporary image of Germany out into the world. The writer Ulla Lenze took her new novel to places such as Iraq, Egypt and, most recently, India. The tour made her reconsider her own “being German.” She wrote down her impressions for us. More ...
Right or left? Extreme positions at the expense of the established parties.

Swing to the right in politics:

Will it be the end of a common Europe?

Summer High for Comics:

The latest "Spring" is there. Our author is hooked.
Nursery school children in 1961 Photo (detail)

The Trauma of War:

On inherited memories and after-effects.

Current Projects

On the run: A debate   deutsch deutsch

Indian journalist Aman Sethi and German journalist Georg Diez discuss the issues of refugees on Europe's borders. Follow the correspondence.

Stories about Partition   deutsch deutsch

As a cross-border project, "My Parents’ World – Inherited Memory" is the first internet platform between Bangladesh and West Bengal/India to delve deep into the Partition of Bengal in 1947.

#180 Seconds City   deutsch deutsch

From Berlin to Bogota, and back over Tokyo and Kolkata! In 180 seconds a picture of the city emerges, showing what unites us and what makes us different.

eLibrary of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan India   deutsch deutsch

eBooks, eAudio, eVideos 24/7 at your fingertips

Appeal for Nepal   deutsch deutsch

The reconstruction of cultural monuments in Nepal lies close to our heart. The South Asian institutes of Heidelberg University gathers and coordinates donations.

“Translating Books – Building Bridges”   deutsch deutsch

The Translators-in-Residence Program of the Goethe-Institut for professional translators from abroad

“Schools: Partners for the Future”   deutsch

This initiative by the German Federal Foreign Office wants to arouse interest and enthusiasm for contemporary Germany among youths all over the world.

Alumniportal Deutschland   deutsch

An online platform where Germany-Alumni network with each other as well as with German and international companies, institutions, universities and foundations.

Our network

Poets translating Poets
Poetry traverses South Asia and Germany