Am 1. April präsentierten Anna Achleitner, Valerie Bruckbög und Kathrin Kaisinger in der Brunnenpassage den Comic-Band „Blickwinkel“. Ein spannendes Debütwerk, das über sehr persönliche Geschichten die Themen Migration, Asyl und Integration aufgreift und zum Nachdenken anregen möchte.
A Revolution in Four Seasons portrays the first years of the wheels of democracy trying to turn in Tunisia after the regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in January 2011.
States are increasingly incorporating development aid into their strategies for controlling migration. But is this the right way to look at the issue, and does it have any hope of ‘success’?
The former Force Commander of MONUSCO, LtGen Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, talked to Shabka about his past experiences, the increased complexity of conflict today and the effort of the UN in tackling the related challenges ahead.
In a talk about his recent book The Politics of Sectarianism in Postwar Lebanon, Bassel Salloukh introduces the country’s peculiar consociationalism, its sectarian political elite and how failed postwar policies serve the clientelist logic of the systems resilience.
A teenager in Northern Lebanon joined Al Qaeda’s Jabhat Al Nusra at only 17, after his uncle and cousin encouraged him. He later joined ISIS, and by 19 ended up in jail for killing a Lebanese soldier.
Šejla Kamerić discusses the status of art and women in the Balkans as well as her controversial piece “Bosnian Girl.” Inspired by the graffiti printed on the walls of the army barracks of Potočari, the piece takes on a renewed significance as 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.
David Harvey: “I think that the urban question is really becoming a central question today, and the qualities of urban life are moving to the forefront of what contemporary protests are about.” David Harvey visited Diyarbakir and talked with Sardar Saadi about similarities and differences of social struggles around the globe, popular resistance and urbanisation .
Activist and author Alnoor Ladha interviews Joslyn Barnes, co-producer of Göran Hugo Olsson’s film, Concerning Violence, which explores African liberation struggles of the 1960s and 1970s.
Bei einem Treffen mit einem desertierten syrischen General in einem türkischen Grenzort wird deutlich, dass hinter jedem Krieg individuelle Traumata stehen und jeder Schritt in einer sich transformierenden Umgebung neue Wahrheiten erzeugt.