Conference “Vocational education and labour mobility”
“Think globally!“ Under this motto, the Goethe-Institute invites international stake holders and experts in the fields of (higher and initial) vocational education, migration, integration and labour mobility to Berlin in order to discuss global perspectives of action.
Frankly ... integrated – A hair-raising experience
Someone who goes with naturally frizzy hair to a classic barber's shop in Germany might be in for a surprise. Dominic Otiang'a shares his experiences with us.
Frankly … integrated – Integration while Mowing the Lawn
Dominic Otiang’a comes from Kenya. Before moving to Germany he was certain he would not suffer any culture shock. But he was wrong.
Pre-departure integration – The road to Germany begins at home
Potential migrants can learn more about Germany and their job prospects there while still in their home countries – and not only by asking their friends and acquaintances.
Dancing the polka in Milwaukee
Interview with writer and illustrator Nora Krug about her new book “Heimat”, living as a German in the US and the potential of graphic memoirs to deal with the past.
Recognition of qualifications – Orientation in the bureaucratic jungle
Will a foreign electrician’s qualifications be recognized in Germany? Can a doctor from Ghana work in a German hospital? The answers can be found in an official recognition notice.
An Interview with Johannes Ebert – Strengthening civil society actors means social participation
“Germany is a country that relies on international exchange.” As a “living” network, the Goethe-Institut makes present-day issues visible and enriches discourse in Germany with new stimuli and international viewpoints. In an interview, Secretary-General Johannes Ebert explains what focal points of the Goethe-Institut’s international cultural and language work will play a special role in 2019.
Tashweesh-Festival in Cairo – Loud, Louder, Tashweesh!
At the Goethe-Institut’s Tashweesh Festival, artists and intellectuals from North Africa, Europe and the Middle East met to discuss stereotypical gender images. After Brussels, the mammoth project stopped in Cairo for a week and brought together feminist positions.
Art vs. Crisis – The Autonomy of the Arts in Times of Crisis
The Autonomy of the Arts in Times of Crisis: two international panels discussed the subject at the Goethe-Institut Tokyo. Their focus was migration as a disruption and an opportunity and the current crisis of the concept of art.
Terézia Mora – Running from alienation
She left the powdered-sugar winds of the Hungarian countryside behind to become a renowned writer in Berlin: Terézia Mora writes about the excluded, the seekers, and the lovers. Now her work has been honoured with the Georg Büchner Prize.