In 2018, Minister Horst Seehofer turned Germany on its head by renaming the Ministry of the Interior ‘The Ministry of the Interior and Heimat’. For many, ‘Heimat’ retains a nationalistic, even a right-wing undertone. But what does the term actually mean? Fourteen major German authors wrote in the recently-published anthology, Your Fatherland is our nightmare, about why Germany, even with all its democratic values, is still struggling with migration and otherness. Three of these authors will be our guests this evening for a frank and open conversation.
Flagey, Goethe-Institut Belgien