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‘Can we manage?’ Anxieties and politicisation in German debates on immigration

On August 31, 2015, Angela Merkel uttered a phrase that many((https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/30/angela-merkel-great-migrant-gamble-paid-off )) have come to see as defining her 15-year tenure...

New ‘Academy for Islam’ aims to shape public debates in Germany

Public broadcasters’ political talk shows are a staple of the German television landscape, routinely racking up top spots in TV ratings. Yet although there...

A new book sheds light on the ‘paradoxical’ nature of integration...

In 2018, German sociologist Aladin El-Mafaalani scored a somewhat surprising best-seller: his book Das Integrationsparadox (‘The Integration Paradox’) shot into the top ten of...

Mesut Özil resigns from Germany national team, citing racism and disrespect

Several weeks after his controversial photo shoot with Turkish President Erdoğan, Germany international football player Mesut Özil has broken his silence. In the aftermath...