(14 June 2018) Julia Grosse is editor-in-chief of the online magazines Contemporary& and Contemporary& América Latina, that are produced in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut. In an interview Grosse talks about discrimination against the Black art scene and identity issues. [more …]
(11 June 2018) In December of last year, two new Goethe Centres opened in Yerevan and Baku. The Goethe Centre in Baku was now officially opened in the presence of Johannes Ebert, secretary-general of the Goethe-Institut. He emphasised the bridging function of Azerbaijan as one of the most open among the predominantly Islamic states in the region. [more …]
(7 June 2018) The episode film grenzenlos – Geschichten von Freiheit & Freundschaft (Boundless – Stories of Freedom & Friendship) celebrated its Berlin premiere as part of the Long Night of Ideas. Following the screening, filmmakers discussed the medium of film in their work with refugee children and adolescents. [more …]
Isabel Fargo Cole was nominated for the 2018 Leipzig Book Fair Prize for her debut novel “Die grüne Grenze” (the Green Frontier). US-born Cole wrote her novel in German, and here she shares her thoughts about writing in a foreign language. [more …]
Karl Marx celebrates his 200th birthday in 2018. To celebrate this anniversary, we have put together a topic dossier with playlist, photo essay, video art and a self-test: Find out how much Marx is in you.
The Humboldt Magazine presents opposing views and positions on various topics from Germany and South America and promotes a rich discourse. In the current issue of the Humboldt Magazine, the Goethe-Institut Brazil focuses on the German philosopher and social theorist Karl Marx on the occasion of his 200th birthday.
What is the role of the museum in the society today? How can it be conceived as an institution to serve the citizenry? In its project “Museum of the Future” the Goethe-Institut India invites academics, museum professionals and other experts from Germany and India to discuss the new role of the museum.
What are the requirements for public spaces? What are the dangers and challenges facing public spaces in our cities? On the occasion of the founding anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, the Goethe-Institut Estonia pays special attention to these questions.