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28.11.2016

When the right is left and the left is not right.

The Latin-American lefts have adopted an uncritical discourse that has closed doors to basic social experiences and disabled discussion spaces in which feminism had and still has a lot to say.


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22.11.2016

The first anti-gender party was the NPD

A conversation on the opposition to feminist movements in Germany rising alongside authoritarianism and right-wing populism worldwide.


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14.11.2016

The left and feminism, contemporary landmarks

The article looks at landmark events in recent years that have reactivated an evaluation of the encounter between the various lefts in the political spectrum and the increasingly plural feminisms.


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23.10.2016

Empowerment and networking as foundations of integration policy

The "success stories" of integration policy tell of effective self-organizing. A brief survey of three central areas of integration – housing, work, and language – shows where the pre-conditions for organizing lie.


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19.10.2016

Why Europe's border security approach has failed and how to replace it

Using ethnographic examples, anthropologist Ruben Andersson in this study goes against the grain of conventional approaches to migration as "crisis" and "security problem". What other options are there beyond migration as security problem and crisis perpetuated by an ever growing border security...


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12.10.2016

Between euphoria and rejection

Attacks on refugee homes, applause for refugees as they arrive and right-wing populist parties on a roll. In Germany, the refugee issue provokes all kinds of different reactions. The general mood has also changed.


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12.10.2016

Movement, a freedom lost in a shrunken world

Interview with documentary filmmaker Zafari on his work with FES, his latest movie on migration and the debates and experiences by Afghan youth


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03.10.2016

A guilty silence

Restrictive migration policies are not novelty to the Americas. Yet, the dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean can’t be disassociated from the border regime that is effective along the southern US border. In the run up to the US presidential nominations, Trump called for his country to seal...


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02.10.2016

Refugees: why they flee, what routes they take, and why so many are coming to Germany

Professor Oltmer introduces historical and other complexities of migration to answer why Germany has so often been the destination of flight in the past years.


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