Heather Allansdottir / 15 Aug 2022

Universitet Lessons

Russia After the Arab Spring

In 2015, I moved to Moscow to spend a year teaching human rights. I lasted five months. As my former students from that time are arrested for protesting the Ukrainian war, here are some reflections on what I learned about the evil of Putin and the kindness of Russians.(...)

Wieland Hoban / 09 Jun 2021

German Cancel Culture

The Case of Israel-Palestine

While Palestine solidarity activities have long been common in European countries such as the UK and Spain, in Germany, the situation is markedly different.(...)

Wieland Hoban / 20 May 2021

German Jews and the Left

The Micha Brumlik Interview, Part I

Contemporary Jewish life in Germany is not what it once was. Still recovering from the Holocaust, its cultural figures lack the international stature that their pre-WWII predecessors still have. (...)

Wieland Hoban / 12 Mar 2021

The BDS Issue

The Ramsis Kilani Interview, Part III

When it comes to Palestine, it’s impossible to avoid the topic of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS).(...)

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