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Easter in Eastern Germany

This piece was originally published as a newsletter introduction in April 2023. Dear Woolf friends, If you visit East Germany, where I was born and raised, any time in late… Continue reading

Two Worlds: European Identity and the Poetry of Nevfel Cumart

Back in 1997, as I began my post-graduate studies, I was introduced to the German-Turkish poet Nevfel Cumart. Of Turkish descent, born in former West Germany, he wrote out of… Continue reading

Migration, Populism, and the State in East Germany

Dr Jan-Jonathan Bock reflects on Germany's elections on 24 September, and explores connections between economic decline, migration, and distrust in political elites. 'We are… Continue reading

Cartoons Against Fear

Finn Schulze-Feldmann explains the work of Bildkorrektur: a design collective combatting fear and prejudice in contemporary Germany. 'Fear not' – the first words spoken by the… Continue reading


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