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Reconciling citizenship with nationality

When translated into English, the German word “Staatsangehörigkeit” is said to mean nationality, although that’s not entirely accurate. When translated into its

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Austria’s new Islam Law

"On Wednesday Austria passed a new law on Islam":http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/26/austria-law-on-islam_n_6754012.html. The historical origin of this law dates back over one hundred years. "The

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The Internet and the End of the Nation State

When you enter a bar in downtown New York, you need to have your ID ready. When you cross the border from

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German Commemoration of the Auschwitz liberation

On Tuesday Germany commemorated the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army 70 years ago. The German head of state, President Joachim

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The heavy burden of German identity

It was only recently that I found myself in the most absurd situation yet regarding my Deutsch-ness. I had appeared on BBC

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