“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 …]
Neo Hülcker is a composer of unusual music. Recently, Neo worked with the Chicago ensemble Mocrep in Germany and again during their visit in Chicago in April. They discussed hairbrushes and Pop Rocks with us, and why they're important for their music. [more …]
“Unity in Diversity” has been the motto of the European Union since 2000. Europe and the European project stand for freedom, peace and solidarity among nations – and for a community based on tolerance and interest in one another on the part of many different cultures, traditions and languages, whose preservation is the responsibility of all. Nevertheless, current debates reveal that the project of a united Europe cannot be taken for granted.
The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future but ideas are not enough. FUTUREPERFECT, tells the stories of individuals, initiatives, organizations, and businesses that have moved from ideas to action.
Perspectives and profiles on a global challenge in the 21st century. With this dossier we hope to shed light on a pivotal challenge and present a personal account through profiles of both language instructors and those who had to flee their homes.