In this episode, Michaela is joined on the line by Christine Barwick (Centre Marc Bloch, Humboldt University) to talk about her and her students’ recent research with British citizens living in Berlin.
“As an eighty-year-old plus, I view the coming of Brexit with disbelief and with fear. The decision to vote for Brexit was governed by the hearts of the British people and not by their heads.” Read the lament of a Brit in Germany.
This “postcard” is a photo I took of the “Refo” church in Moabit, Berlin. Originally this was a congregation I visited for the purposes of my research, but since...
Must sent us this postcard—a picture of his local football team. This is a photo of my local football team, SFC Friedrichshain Internazionale, in 2016; in this picture, we’d just...
Oliver doesn’t see the need to change his citizenship status for the moment; he will wait until after Brexit and see what needs doing then.
Mark sent us this postcard from his first trip to visit Germany 5 years ago. He reflects on how his relationship to the country has changed since then.
Mark writes about taking up a postdoctoral opportunity in Germany and his worries about what Brexit will mean for international collaboration in academic research.
Paul sent us this postcard from Wiesbaden about freedom of movement, his European adventure, and his sadness that his son may not have the same opportunities.
Read the postcard Mair sent us, in which she describes viewing Brexit from her garden in Germany
Oliver sent us this postcard from Frankfurt