Our current issue: The world has come to a standstill amid the spread of the coronavirus. Yet until recently it was in the throes of upheaval: in Iraq, Chile and Hong Kong, hundreds of thousands took to the streets. What drives protests? What makes us resist?
Also in this edition: How Afghan women assert their right to work; we ask the historian Jill Lepore if she believes Trump's re-election will happen and football legend Giovane Élber explains a Brazilian birthday tradition.
How I survived Tiananmen Square and became one of China’s most wanted dissidents.
How do governments deal with the disaffection of citizens? How can you criticise entire states? A conversation with former EU foreign policy chief about resisting in politics.
People are protesting around the world. Bartosz Ludwinskis photographs capture tense moments of resistance – from the West Bank to Sankt Peter-Ording.
The rape trial of Harvey Weinstein is over, the film mogul was found guilty. For a long time the male gaze dominated the arts and it was up to men to turn women into heroes. But one hashtag was enough to shake up the role of women in Hollywood.
When he was 14 years old, Soun Rottana was kidnapped and became a child soldier for Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, killing dozens of enemy combatants.
How I learnt about heroism by listening to Palestinian fighters.
The ifa Library in Stuttgart reopens on Tuesday, 5.5.2020, with reduced opening hours: Tuesday and Friday 13:00 - 18:00. The applicable hygiene rules must be observed. Find out more ...
What is truth, what is manipulation? The answer to this question is increasingly difficult to find. By Aleida und Jan Assmann in the ifa-Culture Report Progress Europe 2020. Read blog ...
With this series of online exhibition tours Contemporary And shows solidarity and celebrates the fantastic art sitting behind closed doors during the Covid-19 crisis. One of the featured exhibitions is 'Leila Alaoui' at the ifa Gallery Stuttgart. Find out more ...