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On the Road in Southern Brandenburg

1st mission: The south of Brandenburg Our first trip was to Großraeschen, 125km south of Berlin in the district of Dahme-Spree. With 10,000 inhabitants Großraeschen is a small town. The sky is blue while we are driving on the highway. We want to visit the first Arab grocery store in Dahme-Spreewald. Großräschen greets us with…

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Oh how beautiful is Oranienburg

Oh how beautiful is Oranienburg Our 2nd story brings us to Oranienburg where we meet Dagmar Jurat, a history teacher and the curator of the exhibition “Refuge – then and now”. Arriving at Oranienburg main station we notice that there is a lot going on in this town. The way to the Nikolai church where…

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In Luckenwalde’s youth club

In Luckenwalde’s youth club We got to know Sabiha Khalil, a women’s rights activist from Syria during our research phase of the project. She invited us on a Sunday to Luckenwalde to document the Kurdish dance group for young girls that she founded. So we – Ali, Salam, and Lisa – are taking the regional…

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The idyllic Sundaycafé in Jabel

The idyllic Sundaycafé in Jabel Dijwar checking on his birds We want to talk to a participant of the Voluntary Year for Refugees and are driving to Heiligengrabe, Jabel. You can only get here by car. The idyllic town street is cobbled, a church is standing in the middle. Here, Petra Puls owns a café…

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When in Trebbin

When in Trebbin Hisbolluh (left) and Taj (right) making waffles We imagined our visit in the living units for unaccompanied minor refugees in Trebbin a bit differently: But now we are here, at the Trebbin christmas market and are making waffles with Hisbolluh and Taj, both from Afghanistan. The Evangelical Youth Foundation owns two living…

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