Atifa Qazi is a trainee at KULTURAUSTAUSCH. Recently she has covered artificial intelligence, indigenous knowledge and rap from the French banlieues for the magazine. Here are her current favourite KULTURAUSTAUSCH stories
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The big number
Children left behind
For her photo essay “Family Portrait,” photographer Tami Xiang visited children whose parents have left home to find work. Her assemblages each combine a portrait of the absent parents (right) and one of the children, most of whom are being raised by their grandparents (left). The “woven” structure of the images invokes the local tradition of weaving bamboo mats
Great love and great conflicts: Few relationships are as emotional as those between parents and children. For this issue, mothers and fathers, daughters and sons talk about what unites them — and someimes also about what divides them
“Your children are who they are”
Swedish Cartoonist Liv Strömquist describes the small absurdities of being a mother - and the funny side of parenthood
A quiet goodbye
Sometimes a deep gulf opens up between parents and children. Poet and author Daljit Nagra recalls a difficult childhood
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In print and online we give a platform to new perspectives from around the globe. Our editorial team researches current topics, commissions international authors to unpack them for us and, finally, translates their views into German and English. We would love your input: