Towards a European Postmigrant Aesthetics: Christian Petzold’s Transit (2018), Phoenix (2014), and Jerichow (2008) TRANSIT Vol. 13, No. 1 Jennifer Ruth Hosek Download PDF Abstract A contested polity and an imagined community, Europe is confronting a myriad of political, economic, and climatic shifts. Ethnographer Regina Römhild has recently argued that understanding Europe as homogeneous and […]

Record of a Human Jungle TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Charles Desmet Download PDF (Text Only) In 2002, the French Minister of Internal Affairs decided to dismantle a refugee camp in Sangatte, which is near the channel tunnel of Calais, because the camp had been declared unstable due to overpopulation and tensions with the local […]

WELTSTADT — Erinnerung und Zukunft von Geflüchteten im Modell (WORLD CITY: Refugees’ Memories and Futures as Models) About the Project: From September 2016 to March 2017, S27 – Art and Education held eight xed and mobile model-making workshops in different Berlin districts as well as in Genshagen (Brandenburg). The residents of nearby refugee homes and […]

Sharing Fugitive Lives: Digital Encounters in Senthuran Varatharajah’s Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Jonas Teupert Download PDF Abstract In Senthuran Varatharajah’s novel Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen, two members of a cosmopolitan academic sphere jetting around the globe to attend conferences contingently “meet” in the unlocatable space of Facebook where they initiate […]

BOOK REVIEW In Permanent Crisis: Ethnicity in Contemporary European Media and Cinema by İpek A. Çelik TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Download PDF Çelik, İpek A. In Permanent Crisis: Ethnicity in Contemporary European Media and Cinema. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. 206 pages. İpek A. Çelik begins In Permanent Crisis: Ethnicity in Contemporary […]

As the wave of immigrants continues to flood into Germany fleeing the war-torn countries such as Syria, the refugee crisis in Europe dominates the newspaper headlines around the world. Interestingly, however, not all of the newspapers seem to have the same focus. While major Western news sources mostly focus on the political implications of this […]

On October 4, 2015, a panel on “Ethnography and the Study of Diversity in Germany” held in Washington, D.C., questioned paradigms of research on transnational migration and diversity, focusing on the impossibility of containing these categories within nation-based frameworks of analysis. As part of a series of five panels on “Ethnography and German Studies,” organized […]