Overcoming Trauma Through Books – Repairing Psychological Damage
Refugee children have often experienced terrible things. A specially designed trauma picture book helps children and parents to better come to terms with their experiences.
Enriching Culture – Refugees Open Doors, a Long Way from Home
They establish magazines, make films and organize festivals: many refugees make an active contribution to the cultural scene in Germany.
The integration debate and the Leitkultur renaissance
The Leitkultur debate is back, its renaissance boosted by the sharp rise in refugee numbers. What is new this time is that the discussion is more objective and is being pursued less doggedly.
Architecture and Integration – “To stop feeling like beggars”
In our interview, the sociologist Ingrid Breckner talks about how housebuilding and urban development can improve integration and how conflicts in society can be avoided.
The Refugee Crisis – Knowledge is Integration
Asylum-seekers in Germany often have to take a few hurdles before they are able to start studying or find a highly skilled job. As a result, more and more programmes and initiatives are developing concepts aimed at smoothing the path to education and scholarship.