Center for German and European Studies

Confronting Antisemitism Racism and Xenophobia in Germany

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Apr. 2024: Memory and the Ethics of Memorialization

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Apr. 2024: Racism in Germany

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Apr. 2024: Is Germany facilitating genocide in Gaza? Contextualizing Nicaragua's Case against Germany

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Dec. 2023: Breaking the Spell of the Nazi Past: How to find a voice and a language to address NS war crimes within one’s own family

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Nov. 2023: 'Kristallnacht' and the Anti-Semitism of Adolf Hitler

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Nov. 2023: 'Kristallnacht' Commemoration and Conversation with Survivor Doris Edwards

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Sept. 2023: The Figure of the Antisemite in Contemporary German Literature

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Apr. 2023: How the Nazis Stole My Grandmother's Cookbook

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April 2023: Never Again: Germans and Genocide after the Holocaust

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Mar. 2023: Nazi Billionnaires: The Dark History of Germany's Wealthiest Dynasties

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Jan. 2023: 70 Years of German Compensation Law - Germany’s Responsibility for Victims of WWII and the Holocaust

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Nov. 2022: Widening the Circle: Reflections on A Trip to Germany

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Oct. 2022: Michael Brenner: In Hitler's Munich: Jews, the Revolution, and the Rise of Nazism

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Sept. 2022: Getting to Know Each Other - Despite Everything

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Sept. 2022: Germany’s National Discrimination and Racism Monitor

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Apr. 2022: Magdalena Nowicka: Ukrainian Refugees and the Challenges of Reception and Integration in Germany and Europe

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April 2022: Antisemitism on Social Media

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Dec. 2021: Jews and Muslims in Dubai, Berlin, and Warsaw: Interactions, Peacebuilding Initiatives, and Improbable Encounters

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Nov. 2021: “… But we will be back after the war!” - Deportations from Hamburg 1941

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Oct. 2021: Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History

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Oct. 2021: The Problems of Genocide: Permanent Security and the Language of Transgression

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Oct. 2021: Beyond Indianthusiasm: Transatlantic Indigeneity

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Oct. 2021: Politics of (Un-)Breathing: Policing Blackness in Europe

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April 2021: Moving from Racism to Anti-Racism in Germany and the US

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April 2021: Deplatforming Hate

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March 2021: Auf Deutsch: Die Gesellschaft der Anderen - Ein Gespräch mit Jana Hensel und Naika Foroutan

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Nov. 2020: German Writers and Race: Modern Germany's Cognitive Dissonance on Racism and its Roots in Karl May's Legacy

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Oct. 2020: Suspicious Spiral: Autofiction and Black German Subjectivity in Olivia Wenzel’s 1000 Serpentinen Angst

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Oct. 2020: German Writers and Race: Karl May and His Legacy

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Sept. 2020: Monuments to History: How the US and Germany Document Their Past, and the Impact on Present Day Race Relations

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Sept. 2020: "At Second Glance" by Sheri Hagen: A Q&A with the Director and Ariana Cohen-Halberstam

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July 2020: Bodo v. Borries: Covering of Burdening NS-Crimes - especially the Shoah - in the "German Demo­cratic Re­pub­lic" (1949-1990)

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Aug. 2020: Monika Hübscher: Towards a Normalization of Antisemitism? Germany’s Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) on Facebook

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July 2020: Rescue Missions in the Mediterranean and The Real Crises Underneath

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July 2020: German Writers and Race: Anna Seghers (1900-1983)

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June 2020: Racism, Police Training, and the Fight Against Domestic Violence in Germany