Photo: Rob Moonen Dance and Theatre Plays on the swing to the right “I’m not a Nazi, but ...” The German theatre has responded to the swing to the right in society. It has thereby proceeded to treat the subject in different ways aesthetically and thematically. [more …] Photo (Detail): © pressmaster/fotolia Sekundärkategorien Relaunch / Rubriken Brexit and academia German-British nervousness The British referendum on whether or not to leave the EU has left the academic world in a state of uncertainty. Are collaborative research and the freedom to travel now at risk? [more …] Photo (detail) © Jim Naughton Media An interview with Firas Alshater “It's not my dream job, however, to be a refugee” “Who are these Germans?” This is the question Firas Alshater asks on his Youtube channel called Zukar. Check out this interview with the Syrian filmmaker who lives in Berlin and find out his views on acceptance, on what a home country and humour means to him. [more …] Didier Nadeau Dance and Theatre Theatre projects of refugee artists Away from suffering porn On the German stage refugees are still often the authentic narrators of their fate, directed by established German directors. How can they become their own authors and raise their own, independent artistic voices? Examples from the theatre immigration country Germany. [more …] Photo (detail) © Deutsches Filminstitut-DIF e.V. Film Retrospective Locarno 2016 A new look at post-war German cinema The films of the Adenauer era are considered by many to be rather lowbrow mainstream cinema. Post-war German cinema was, in fact, much more diverse, as has been proven by a retrospective that was shown at the International Film Festival of Locarno. [more …] Art Calendar © MKG Japanese pop culture “Hokusai x Manga” The Hamburg Museum of Arts and Crafts builds a bridge from historical to contemporary Japanese art of drawing. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016 Hans HartungPhotos and paintings The Museum of Contemporary Art in Siegen places the photographs and paintings of the French-German artist Hans Hartung in relation to one another. © Erbengemeinschaft Arno Fischer Photography in the GDR“Held Time” Ursula Arnold, Arno Fischer and Evelyn Richter: the Museum of Fine Arts in Leipzig shows the view of three photographers on East Germany. Projects goethe.de/kultursymposiumKultursymposium Weimar A cultural symposium with a festival format and participants from around the world who will spend three days exploring the topic of sharing and exchange. goethe.de/180seconds180 Seconds City From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! In 180 seconds a picture of the city emerges, showing what unites us and what makes us different. . goethe.de/brasil/episodenEpisodes of the South Debates, research, artistic and academic works using new points of view and ways of thinking about Germany, Europe and the world Goethe.de/FutureperfectFuture Perfect Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present. goethe.de/poetstranslatingpoetsPoets Translating Poets Poets from South Asia and Germany translate each other's poems. goethe.de/migrationMigration und Integration Migration is changing cultures. The Goethe-Institut reflects these developments in Germany and around the world and dedicates its work to the linguistic integration of migrants.