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Europa - what now? Illustration: © Tobias Schrank

Europe

Crisis, Brexit, swing to the right: we mainly talk about the EU only when it’s burning. 
What do we want from the EU? What could it still be? How do we want to shape it?
Europe – what now?

Berlinale Blogger 2019 Graphic: Lea Delazer © Goethe-Institut

Berlinale-Blogger 2019

Each year in February the film world gathers in Berlin. Twelve bloggers and film journalists will present their takes on the 69th Berlinale for the Goethe-Institut.

Neues Bauhaus in Dessau Photo (detail): commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lelikro

Bauhaus
100 years of the Bauhaus

Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in 1919 – and in doing so revolutionised architecture, design and the way we think about it. What influence does this art school have today?