Black German Literature – Home, Identity and Racism

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    Black German literature has a long history and embraces a broad spectrum – it ranges from poetry and autobiographies to academic and activist writings. Yet even today, black German authors are still less visible, especially when it comes to fiction.

    Frankly … integrated – Of changing times and gender roles

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    On the occasion of the 45th International Women`s Day, Dominic Otiang’a critically examines the emergence of gender roles in different societies and poses the question “What is freedom, and who defines it?”

    Frankly … integrated – Culture or Money?

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    What shapes our cultures? Capitalism, enlightenment or circumstances beyond our control? Dominic Otiang’a highlights contrasting cultures between Africa and the West.

    Goethe-Institut Study on Pre-integration – Arriving Better

    Cover image of the study “Annäherung, die im Heimatland beginnt” | Photo (detail): Paul Bradbury / Caiaimage via Getty Images
    Programmes for linguistic, regional and intercultural preparation for people who want to come to Germany will be further expanded abroad. This demand is also supported by a study by the Goethe-Institut, which for the first time examined the needs of migrant workers in the pre-integration phase.

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