Graphic: Bernd Struckmeyer
FreepostWhat we can do
Unless we actively commit to an open and tolerant society, it will be virtually impossible to contain populist and nationalist tendencies. What each of us can do in everyday life will be debated by the journalist Kübra Gümüşay and the political scientist Luis Felipe Miguel.
Antonio Gravante / Colourbox.de
News from the classical music sceneKlassikcast
News from the German-speaking classical music scene with reports and music: classical and contemporary CD releases, exciting musicians, trends and themes of the classical music world. In the December issue, Sylvia Schreiber presents singers with her latest CD releases.
© Thomas Aurin
Ten years of nachtkritik.de
Critiques and debates
Read a review of a premiere performed the night before at your breakfast table – that has been possible for a whole decade now on nachtkritik.de. To mark this anniversary, we spoke to two critics who wrote for nachtkritik in its early days: founding member Esther Slevogt and new co-editor-in-chief Christian Rakow. [segue …]
Reforming presentsNew Theses
The Reformation was an occurrence that not only revolutionised the Church, but also culture and society. Today, 500 years later, the Goethe-Institut Italy asks: How relevant are the Reformation and its revolutionary spirit to the present?
© Li Lubo (李鲁博)
Hand MadeWith Heart, Hand and Mind
A workbench instead of a desk, comb and scissors instead of a laptop: Many Chinese and Germans are deciding against an office job – and in favour of a career as baker, beekeeper or hairstylist. The Goethe-Institut China met up with some of today's artisans.
Foto: © Colourbox
SterbehilfeNach wie vor umstritten
In den Benelux-Staaten ist die Sterbehilfe sehr liberal geregelt. Sind die Länder damit Vorreiter in Europa? Oder einfach die Ausnahme vom Mainstream? Diesen Fragen widmet sich das Goethe-Institut Belgien.