The difficult path into the job market

Friederike and Leyla got to know each other in a partnership project and have since become friends. In the second part of this short series, the author follows Leyla’s path into the German job market and describes how important this step is for settling into a new country.

by Friederike Aps
09.10.2017

Voting for our future without us

For some of us having the right to vote is still a dream. Not having this choice means others decide on what terms to move on.

by Yasmine Nayef Merei
03.10.2017

German politics finally going international?

Our author shares his perspective on German politics and how he missed international issues. He observes a shift which might lead in a new direction.

by Mohammadali Ghods
29.09.2017

Alphabet of Arrival

Comic journalism offers an alternative approach to the usual way flight and migration are reported. Our author participated in an exciting workshop and tried this format for the first time.

by Asma Abidi
07.09.2017

The difficult path into the job market

Friederike and Leyla got to know each other in a partnership project and have since become friends. In the second part of this short series, the author follows Leyla’s path into the German job market and describes how important this step is for settling into a new country.

by Friederike Aps
09.10.2017

Voting for our future without us

For some of us having the right to vote is still a dream. Not having this choice means others decide on what terms to move on.

by Yasmine Nayef Merei
03.10.2017

German politics finally going international?

Our author shares his perspective on German politics and how he missed international issues. He observes a shift which might lead in a new direction.

by Mohammadali Ghods
29.09.2017

Alphabet of Arrival

Comic journalism offers an alternative approach to the usual way flight and migration are reported. Our author participated in an exciting workshop and tried this format for the first time.

by Asma Abidi
07.09.2017

Humanize Humans

Are all humans truly humans regarding to the media? Are refugees seen in the same neutral eye, and their stories; are they written with the same crafted hands? A polemic about the medias portrayal of refugees  

by Oula Suliman
24.07.2017

My story of leaving and arriving

Being a newcomer himself, the Scottish musician Liam remembers his first time in Germany. He describes how he relates to the experiences of other newcomers who came here as refugees and discovers what they share - and what differentiates them.

by Liam Cairns
03.07.2017

6 Questions to: Lela Ahmadzai

The photographer Lela Ahmadzai has been following the lives of different women in Afghanistan since 2008 and has captured many moments and stories in portraits. In a brief interview, she talked about the link between women’s lives and politics, and about what interests her in her long-term project.

29.06.2017

The ups and downs of voluntary work

The Berlin-based project PROTHEGE offers therapy to refugees in response to a heavy demand for it. But creating a workable structure on a voluntary basis has proved more difficult than envisaged at the start. A report on insufficient funding and difficult networking.

by Annika Huhn
19.06.2017

Because places entice you to get used to them

Meet your neighbours as part of a ‘cultural breakfast’ event at the municipal library in Munich-Pasing. On 14 May, Fridolin Schley met the Syrian poet and journalist Yamen Hussein for an intercultural dialogue with a Syrian focus. They read old and new poems and talked about the continuous process of arriving in a new country.

by Silke Kleemann
12.06.2017

Event

25.05.2017 - 28.05.2017

FLAX Open Academy Visual Arts

FLAX, Foreign Local Artistic Xchange is hosting a four-day workshop for artists, in partnership with AFAC and the Academy of Arts in Berlin Public Event: „Culture & Populism“ An open ...

FLAX – Foreign Local Artistic Xchange. A Mentoring-Programme for Refugee Artists and a Network for Cultural Collaborations

Top local artists provide one-to-one support to creative artists who have fled their homelands.

by Rebecca Ellsäßer
07.07.2016

The Refugee Student Scholarship Network

The Refugee Student Scholarship Network gets involved (via individual sponsorships) in the funding of scholarships offered by an American-German liberal arts college (Bard College Berlin) for up to 20 young refugees.

by Marion Detjen
16.06.2016

From a Meat Grinder to the Aleppo Supper Club

The dream of opening up a restaurant – Marion Detjen on one Syrian family’s long struggle to get a foothold in Berlin.

by Marion Detjen
20.05.2016