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Amerikanistin Verena Adamik. Das Foto ist von Thomas Roese.

The Perfect Community – Verena Adamik analyzes utopian communities in US American literature

In the realm of utopia, everything is supposedly better: There is no injustice or oppression but fair work, sufficient food, education, and life... more
Beit Berl College near Kfar Saba | Photo: Beit Berl College

Not a “Single Story” – How a German-Israeli COIL Project Helps Participants Overcome Stereotypes

“Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person.” This is an insight that... more
Photo: Thomas Roese.

America between slavery and democracy – Hannah Spahn researches nineteenth-century African American literature

An equestrian statue divided the US in the summer of 2017. It is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, and depicts General Robert E. Lee, commander of... more

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 15th 2017

October, 15th – Osogbo We spent the night at Nike's guest house at the outskirts of the town Osogbo. The owner of it is the lovely artist who we met... more
Osun-Osogbo-Hain. Photo: Valerie Pobloth/Isabel Dückert.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 14th 2017

October, 14th – Ibadan „Spirituality is not about race, it is about soul.“ Priestess Doyin about her mother Susanne Wenger. Today is a very... more
At the Museum of National Unity (MNU). Photo: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 13th 2017

October, 13th – Ibadan Today we explore the history and culture of Nigeria and visit the Museum of National Unity (MNU) in Ibadan, which exhibits an... more
The "German Circle". Photo: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 12th 2017

October, 12th – Ibadan Today we have another day at the university. At 10am we have an appointment in the office of the German teacher Lanre „Larry“... more
Tanzeinlage auf der Yorùbá-Party. Foto: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 11th 2017

October, 11th – Ibadan Today we meet the students of the Linguistics Department and we are really looking forward to mingling with our colleagues!... more
Ibadan. Photo: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 10th 2017

October, 10th – Ibadan After a couple of days, the campus starts to feel a bit like home. Slowly but steadily we know our way around and develop our... more
Beobachtungen am Straßenrand. Foto: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 7th 2017

October, 7th Lagos, Nigeria – Ibadan, Nigeria Ready to drive to our main destination, we are meeting Professor Dr. Igboanusi a friend and colleague... more