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Home Is Where the Music Is

A Conversation on Borders, Forced Migration, and the Cultures of Germany

MO 09.04.18, 19:30 Uhr
wizemann.space, Quellenstraße 7 a, 70376 Stuttgart

Head-to-Head: A Meeting of Inspired Minds

In their conversation, Bashir Alshihabi, musician, educator, and poet and scholar and curator Josh Kun — the spring 2018 Bosch Fellow in Public Policy at the American Academy in Berlin — bring together Damascus and Los Angeles, and Stuttgart and Berlin to examine music’s role in understanding contemporary migration, displacement, and belonging. Does music determine where home is? What role has music played in cultural change in Germany in the twenty-first century? How does immigration change a city’s soundscape?

Vortrag in Englisch

The American Academy in Berlin in cooperation with the Evangelisches Bildungszentrum Hospitalhof Stuttgart and the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum Stuttgart.
Generously supported by Dr. Dirk Ippen, Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, and Berthold Leibinger Stiftung GmbH.

Referenten: Josh Kun, Bosch Fellow in Public Policy, American Academy in Berlin; and Professor of Communication and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California, in conversation with Bashir Alshihabi, Syrian musician, educator, and poet

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