Schlagwort-Archive: Die ZEIT

Crosspost: After the storm. Migration scholars offer another perspective on DIE ZEIT’s N-word debate.

[This is a CrosspostOnur Suzan Kömürcü Nobrega and Anna Boucher wrote this letter.]

Flickr gpooAs fellows of the ZEIT Foundation’s PhD programme in Migration Studies, we have been following the current media controversy regarding the removal of racist language in children’s books with great concern. We are migration scholars from a range of countries and academic disciplines. We all live in countries characterised by migration. Our biographies are interwoven with various forms of migration, often spanning several generations and countries. Some of us are from Germany or have lived there for some time. In solidarity, and with one voice, we speak here. All of us have an interest in this controversy, because it involves the question of how issues of race and diversity should be presented and how racialised and marginalised individuals and groups should be given a voice within public debates. Given that we experience, research and discuss these things on a daily basis, we thought we might offer another perspective that could be of interest to you and your readers. Weiterlesen

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