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Critical Zones © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

In Search of a Common Ground
Critical Zones

The exhibition »CRITICAL ZONES« invites us to deal with the CRITICAL situation of the Earth in various ways and to explore new modes of coexistence between all forms of life.

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Media & Digital Culture

Alternative Futures © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

Alternative Futures

The impact of digital media on civic engagement is a subject of debate. Alternative Futures aims to foster forward-looking discourse on digital platform design and governance, promoting collaboration between German and Indian civil society institutions and researchers for enhanced civic engagement.

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LITERATURE & Translation

A photo for the 200th Birth Anniversary of Max Müller © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

200th Birth Anniversary
Max Mueller Bicentennial

Friedrich Max Mueller, philologist and scholar, would have turned 200 in December 2023. As namesake of the Goethe-Instituts in India, his bicentennial serves as an occasion not just to remember but to revisit his renown, while critically engaging with the complexity of his contributions. This dossier goes beyond tribute to delve into Max Mueller’s historical role, influence and relevance within contemporary India.

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Home Away From Home © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan | Anupam Arunachalam

Portraits of Indians in Germany
Home Away From Home

Indian presence can be felt throughout Germany — be it the tantalizing scent of Indian cuisine permeating the air or the sight of Indian students making their way to universities. But what draws Indians to Germany, and what keeps them there? In this dossier, we explore personal stories and experiences of Indians living in Germany, including navigating cultural differences and finding success in their careers, revealing the unique challenges and rewards of living as an Indian in Germany.

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Call for Applications

We offer varied opportunities in residencies, training and workshops in Germany, in India and online. Have a look at the current calls for applications and check if there is anything interesting for you.

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