Nurettin Ucar (Modern Languages – German) gave a presentation at the International Conference of Europeanists in Chicago on March 28. His paper, “Empathy and Willkommenskultur: Projecting Germany’s Past onto Her Present”, was part of a panel entitled “Contending with Social, Economic, and Political Movements in Germany’s Past and Present”. Ucar discussed whether Germany’s past could be a representational paradigm for understanding the empathy shown to refugees now.

 

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