The Goethe-Institut Namibia is this year executing the German is a Plus project that aims to promote the German language in aspects of career, study and travel on numerous platforms – from schools to the local media in Namibia.
The German language, like the French, is considered male-dominated. In recent years, there have therefore been numerous attempts to get to the root of the problem in the language on both sides of the Rhine and fix it. And so here too the battle of the sexes has been raging.
While European cities like Berlin or Paris grow ever larger, there are regions in Europe that are characterised by a complete lack of prospects. But how do people in these out-of-sight areas live? At the invitation of the Goethe-Institut, four photographers embarked on a journey to Albania, Germany, Italy and Belarus in order to shed light on various life worlds and family stories.
“Welcome to Africa’s Future” were the words welcoming participants from 15 African countries to a workshop at the Goethe-Institut in Addis Abeba. The goal of the week: developing a game together. The focus was on the question of how to actively anticipate the transformation of African megacities.