Sociologist Helena Flam ponders possible intepretations or reasons for the appointment of a former refugee from Minsk, married to his same-sex partner, as the new US Consul to Leipzig.
Prof. Helena Flam vividly tells her accidental journey with refugees from Italy to Germany.
Our contributors The team managing LeipGlo.com or producing our content embody the glocal spirit of this webzine. All are based in increasingly cosmopolitan Leipzig or have a strong connection to the city, and also international experience. They sport diverse nationalities, backgrounds and interests. They’ll be regularly taking on topics they’re passionate about from their own…
Before you know it, they spot your helplessness, adopt you and run your life.
“I thought back to my own noble discomfort at treating the poverty of others as a tourist attraction.”
One wrong turn can lead to discovering the reality of living in a place.