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"We like to think that we're not influenced by fake news"

ifa | Many US corporations publish false information or propaganda. Jillian York works at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a US-American non-governmental organization protecting digital rights.

Research Programme "Culture and Foreign Policy"

Within the Research Programme "Culture and Foreign Policy" experts carry out research on topics related to international cultural relations and formulate policy recommendations for future external cultural policy strategies. With a scientific foundation concerning basic themes and areas of international cultural relations the ifa as a centre of competence offers so far unique expert advice to foreign cultural policy actors. The research results are reflected in expert talks, at international conferences and public discussions, and published in the ifa Edition Culture and Foreign Policy.

New Arrivals

Higgott, Richard; Proud, Virginia: Populist-Nationalism and Foreign Policy. Cultural Diplomacy, International Interaction and Resilience

Higgott, Richard; Proud, Virginia: Populist-Nationalism and Foreign Policy. Cultural Diplomacy, International Interaction and Resilience
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MacDonald, Stuart: The Impact of Brexit on International Cultural Relations in the European Union

MacDonald, Stuart: The Impact of Brexit on International Cultural Relations in the European Union
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Rousselin, Mathieu: Can Asymmetrical Cooperation be Legitimised? Habermas, Foucault and Spivak on German-Tunisian Cooperation in Higher Education

Rousselin, Mathieu: Can Asymmetrical Cooperation be Legitimised? Habermas, Foucault and Spivak on German-Tunisian Cooperation in Higher Education
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Wolfrum, Edgar; Triebel, Odila; Arendes, Cord; Siebold, Angela; Duyster Borredà, Joana (eds.): European Commemoration. Locating World War I

Wolfrum, Edgar; Triebel, Odila; Arendes, Cord; Siebold, Angela; Duyster Borredà, Joana (eds.): European Commemoration. Locating World War
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Interviews and articles

Junge steht im Schatten in der Wüste

Migration as a successful model? Looking to sub-Saharan Africa

Interview | "Why do we always mean refugees and migrants from Africa and the Middle East when we speak about "people who leave their home country"? We Europeans also leave our countries", states communicologist Anke Fiedler.

Photo: Molly Adams (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Houston, we (do not) have a problem

Interview | In a report Curd Knüpfer forecasts two scenarios: change and adaptation to the new situation or the continuity of programmes that have been stable for many years. In an interview he speaks about the current situation of American cultural and educational institutions and what they expect from Germany's Foreign Cultural and Educational Policy.

Brexit - shaken not stirred. Photo: Ungry Young Man via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Brexit and Cultural Relations

Interview | How will Brexit affect International Cultural Relations in the EU and between UK and Germany? An interview with Stuart MacDonald about his study.

Interview with Richard Higgott © ifa / Gögelmann

Culture and Populism

Video | For Richard Higgott, emeritus professor of international political economy, the cultural sector plays a special role in the resistance against movements which constitute a danger to democracy.

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