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Image: have you ever felt invisible © Goethe-Institut/Loredana La Rocca

Germany and Los Angeles
Worlds of Homelessness

Worlds of Homelessness proposes an interdisciplinary and global engagement with homelessness and its connections to inequality, gentrification, racism and migration. The project creates a platform for local and international artists, architects and scholars to come together to share ideas.

Zeitgeister

THIS SIDE OF POPULISM

In this global conversation we debate common narratives of populists in different countries: Has the "elite" really lost contact with the "people"?  What does it really mean to take people's fears seriously? – Let`s discuss!

Graffiti on house wall, woman as superhero with balloon "I can Vote", Brighton, England, United Kingdom Photo (detail): Moritz Wolf; © picture alliance/imageBROKER

Feminism Today

What are the vital issues that women and feminists in Germany today consider to be of burning importance, what are they concerned about? And what else is there still to do? This is a showcase of people who are involved in the field of culture and who are dealing with the hottest feminist issues and debates of the moment.

The design of the exhibition "Queer as German Folk" developed by the Berlin based agency chezweitz graphic: chezweitz

50 years Stonewall Riots
Queer as German Folk

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots gives occasion to celebrate, but also to continue the struggle for queer rights. The Goethe-Institut supports debate and remembrance with an international program.

Latitude - Rethinking Power Relations Photo (Detail): © Getty Images, Logo: Tobias Schrank

Rethinking power relations
Latitude

The Goethe-Institut invites experts and creatives worldwide to exchange ideas on colonial power relations, their consequences and, above all, how to dismantle them: in discourses, interviews, opinion articles and art projects. For a decolonized and non-racial world.

Michael Thielen is Karl Marx double in Trier. He sits in the garden of the Karl Marx House. Photo: Stefanie Preuin © picture alliance / SZ Photo

Marx Now

What is still interesting about Karl Marx 200 years after his birth? Why do people on both sides of the Atlantic read the works of this old philosopher of economics? And what can we learn from Marx today?

Heirlooms Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

European Stories
Heirlooms

Sugar cubes, co-ops, postcards: these inventions and achievements not only originated in Europe but also through European exchange. We are collecting such European “heirlooms” here – and telling their stories.

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Hinterhofkino mit Kindern Bild: Jason Gessner. (Zuschnitt: Goethe-Institut)

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