The Research Institute for Social Cohesion is investigating racism in German public institutions on behalf of the Federal Ministry of the Interior in a project titled “Rassismus als Gefährdung des gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalts im Kontext ausgewählter gesellschaftlich-institutioneller Bereiche”. We discussed the goals of this research with Matthias Middell (University of Leipzig), spokesperson of the FGZ and co-principal investigator of this study.
Taboo, Trauma and Identity: Subject Constructions of Palestinians in Germany and in Switzerland, 1960 to 2015
By Sarah El Bulbeisi. Since 1947, more than 700,000 Palestinians have been displaced from their homes in what is now Israel, and have become refugees. As a traumatic experience, the Nakba has become a crucial part of the collective memory and the identities of the Palestinians.
Audrey Truschke, a philologist and historian of encounters and entanglements in early modern South Asia at Rutgers University – in an essay published in the online magazine The Revealer on July...
The workshop “Migration and Racism in the United States and Germany in the Twentieth Century” will take place on April 23-24, 2020 at the German Historical Institute Washington. We talked with the conveners, Elisabeth Engel and Maria Alexopoulou about the upcoming event.
This article is part of the TRAFO series “Doing Global International Relations”. By Srdjan Vucetic International Relations (IR) suffers from excessive whiteness. This is manifested in the discourses,...