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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.

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?

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!

Europa - what now? Illustration: © Tobias Schrank

Europe – what now?

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

Girls Rock Feminismus Heute Deutschland Gleichberechtigung Photo: irina_levitskaya © fotolia.com

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.

Heirlooms
European Stories

Sugar cubes, cooperatives, postcards: these inventions and achievements not only originated in Europe but also through European exchange.
 

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