Today is the twenty-third anniversary of German reunification on October 3, 1990. Twenty-three years, of course, are a mere pinprick in the face of the universe, and possibly even in human history. Yet, still, they represent a considerable part of a human being’s life span, as well as the development of world history. Read more »
The official release date for my book, Turkish Berlin, is August 1, 2013. But today I received my first paper copy of my first book. This is very exciting, so I thought I’d share. Turkish Berlin can also be pre-ordered online.
Exciting news: My first book, Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space, is forthcoming in August 2013 from the University of Minnesota Press, Globalization and Community Series.
You can read more here
The book is also available for pre-ordering on Amazon!
On June 3 2012, Berlin’s new international airport, BER – Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt was scheduled to open its doors. Coincidentally, yours truly was supposed to arrive in Berlin, my hometown, on that very day for the first time after 1 year and 8 months, my longest ever absence from the city. On the first direct flight from New York (JFK) into BER no less. As you may understand, I was feeling very special, imagining a glamorous arrival with balloons, champaign, and flowers. I could partake in this great event – the opening of Berlin’s first truly international and appropriately large airport! Read more »