Upcoming Events for Spring 2016
CGES Series "Germany and its 1 Million Refugees. Conversations with Eye-Witnesses" Part V: An Iranian Refugee and her German Teacher
Tuesday, April 19
Faculty Club Lounge
Join us for a skype conversation with Lotte Pellens, who teaches refugees in the town of Bruehl outside Cologne, and one of her students--Narges, a women's rights activist from Iran, who taught English before leaving Iran for Italy. Having made her way to Germany illegally, she was deported back to Italy, from where she found her way back to Germany with the help of human traffickers, after which she spent months in church sanctuary.
CGES Film Screening: "Labyrinth of Lies" (Das Labyrinth des Schweigens) (Director: Giulio Ricciarelli; 2014; 124 minutes)
Tuesday, May 3
Take a study break to watch this film about one man's quest to break through the web of silences about the Holocaust in Germany in the 1960s. See the trailer here. Read an interview with the filmmaker here. The film centers around the work of legendary Jewish-German jurist Fritz Bauer.
Go see the documentary "The People vs Fritz Bauer" in Jewishfilm2016 on May 4, 2016 at 7pm at the Museum of Fine Arts (Remis).