Allianz Foundation Fellows: Apply now!
Through its Fellows Program, the Allianz Foundation supports artists, actors in civil society, scholars, journalists, as well as human rights and environmental activists who take risks for a world worth living in. Interested? Apply now!
For all Islanders: The Chios Music Festival
Soccer in an opera? A Festival that is also taking place in schools, nursing homes and refugee camps? Musicians who have immigrated performing alongside locals? The interdisciplinary Chios Music Festival on the Greek island of Chios makes it possible. Here are some impressions from the summer edition 2022.
Four months in Tarabya
“Even small stories can turn into big movements and trigger bigger change" – Read a testimonial from Özge Açıkkol and Güneş Savaş from „Oda Projesi“ in Istanbul and the Berlin-based artist Nadin Reschke about their experience and learnings from a four-months tandem-residency in Tarabya.
Research Out Now: Allianz Foundation Risktaker Pulse
The views, visions and experiences of social movement leaders, artists and other risktakers can serve as a valuable resource for civil society. In order to share their first-hand knowledge, the Allianz Foundation Risktaker Pulse has captured insights from 59 risktakers in five European countries.
Mediendienst Integration Conference: 'Pointing out facts is Treason'
Can the welcoming of Ukrainian refugees lead to better treatment of others seeking protection in Europe? How do debates on refugees and migration differ across Europe? Why do some negative immigration narratives persist and how can we tell new stories? These were some of topics at the conference. Read the report here.
Pangea on a plate: Food culture, grilled okra, and pumpkin purée - this is foodculture days
What happens when artists, scientists, farmers, cooks, and winemakers come together? And when they are joined by philosophers, activists, and local experts who are all interested in food as a research subject and as a medium for convivial interaction? The results go way beyond the taste.
Forensis documents widespread, systematic and shameful drift-backs practice
Since 2020, “drift-backs” have become routine practice. Vulnerable refugees are loaded onto life rafts with no engine and left to “drift” back toward Turkey. This practice is illegal and highly dangerous. Forensis published a year-long investigation into the practice in the form of a navigable, web-based map.