“Tell Me Your Story” – A project of the Goethe-Institut Istanbul in cooperation with young Syrian refugees
With story-telling techniques, with photography and in interviews, young Syrian refugees tell stories of their time before, during and after the escape from Syria to Turkey. These stories often show evidence of an absurd reality of life, between fragile normality and banal brutality.
Refugee Authors – Writing – or not – in exile
How persecuted and displaced writers in Germany fight for a new life in literature – and how much strength and luck this requires.
Finds – opening doors to German-speaking countries
What do wild boar graffiti, something that appears to be a bus stop sign and a pair of old shoes have in common? They are three of 16 finds to win prizes in the DACHL-Fundstücke competition.
Integration in the labour market – Responses from employers and employees
What level of language proficiency do foreign workers really need? What expectations do they have, and what expectations do the companies at which they work have, when it comes to their career opportunities? A survey in Germany, Italy and Portugal offers some interesting insights into the needs and attitudes of migrant workers.
Multilingual Didactics – Thinking Outside the Box
The Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches to Languages and Cultures serves as the basis for teaching and learning processes in the promotion of multilingual and intercultural skills. How can it be integrated into the teaching of German as a foreign language?