Archive of Refuge – Opening

Thu, Sep 30, 2021
HKW Auditorium & livestream
6 pm
Free admission, with entry ticket
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Simultaneous translation German, English, Arabic

The Archive of Refuge creates a digital memory site that preserves and reflects histories of flight and displacement to Germany in the 20th and 21st centuries. In the lobby of HKW, the 42 filmed interviews can be seen in an installation on occasion of the launch of the online archive. Four Opening Days will kick off the large-scale oral history project. The opening speech will be held by writer and philosopher Senthuran Varatharajah.

6pm Welcome: Carolin Emcke, Manuela Bojadžijev, Bernd Scherer
6.45pm Opening speech: Senthuran Varatharajah