Reinhard Mohn Prize 2018 – Opening Film

Cultural diversity? Challenging, full of opportunities, surprising, interesting, threatening – sometimes, normal, enriching, common, inspirational, exhausting – but also fun, always there – always different. Our opening film of the award ceremony for the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2018 provides a variety of ideas and views. read more


Doug Saunders on “Arrival Cities” in Germany

So-called arrival districts can become a stepping stone or a trap for migrants. In this video, Canadian journalist Doug Saunders describes the arrival districts in Germany and explains how cities can shape them successfully. read more


Christian Hanelt about US Exit from Iran Deal

The Announcement of the Trump administration to withdraw from the international nuclear agreement with Iran has thrown the international community into turmoil. What risk does the exit pose for the international security system and the Middle East? How does the EU position itself in this conflict of interests? And what options for resolving the conflict are available for the EU? In this interview, Christian Hanelt gives some answers to these questions. read more


Art in an Immigration Society

Immigration and diversity are changing society. Artistic approaches can help foster living together in diversity. Together with the German UNESCO Commission, the Bertelsmann Stiftung has identified 12 case studies in Germany that demonstrate the role of the arts in living in diversity. read more


Riem Spielhaus on cultural diversity in schoolbooks

Cultural diversity is a reality in Germany. But is this fact also reflected in German schoolbooks? Professor Riem Spielhaus of the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig comments on how diversity is being dealt with in German classrooms today. read more


Iva Krtalic on cultural diversity in the German media

The media have a great impact on our perception of diversity - do they handle this responsibility adequately? How is diversity portrayed in the German media? In this video, Iva Krtalic from West German Broadcasting (WDR) explains how good practice in the media looks like in a diverse society. read more