Category Archives: Cologne
Böll wrote prolifically about his city. I thought to turn to him for two thoughts about Cologne and what makes it distinct.
Life as an expat can be categorized according to two phenomena: experiences that reinforce the expat’s sense of belonging to her heritage and experiences that point to a shift in identity.
In 2050, when the first histories of Germany’s integration project are written, the country will be graded on its efficacy in educating refugees in its native tongue.
How much further from home is the 40-year old tailor from Afghanistan who lacks the native words to ask for his family’s daily bread?