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Making Heidelberg a Home while Longing for a Global City – by Magdalena von Drachenfels

“For now our home is Heidelberg” says Laila Khan (all the names have been changed) and, pointing towards her one year old son, Shahid, she adds: “He was born here only” while her husband Amir smiles and says: “He is

Making Heidelberg a Home while Longing for a Global City – by Magdalena von Drachenfels

“For now our home is Heidelberg” says Laila Khan (all the names have been changed) and, pointing towards her one year old son, Shahid, she adds: “He was born here only” while her husband Amir smiles and says: “He is

Homing Heidelberg – a Student Project Exploring Refugee’s Ways of Navigating the City

By Marie Sander, lecturer of the seminar Transcultural Place-Making How can we understand the idea of ‘home’ in times of migration? Is ‘home’ a place, social ties, family, food, a smell? Can ‘home’ be thought of as plural? Last summer

Homing Heidelberg – a Student Project Exploring Refugee’s Ways of Navigating the City

By Marie Sander, lecturer of the seminar Transcultural Place-Making How can we understand the idea of ‘home’ in times of migration? Is ‘home’ a place, social ties, family, food, a smell? Can ‘home’ be thought of as plural? Last summer