German Federalism during Corona: successes and failures

Article written by Federica Woelk, in German and English. German Federalism during Corona: successes and failures Federalism plays a central role in Germany, also during the Corona crisis: a public debate on disadvantages and advantages of federalism is again under way. The question is whether the federal system copes well and efficiently with the crisis.Continue reading “German Federalism during Corona: successes and failures”

Alto Adige/Südtirol – One name, two identities: the power of the past

Article written by Federica Woelk, in German and English. Alto Adige/Südtirol – Ein Name, zwei Identitäten: Die Kraft der Vergangenheit “Woher kommst du? » – « Ich komme aus Trento ». – « Ah, dann sprichst du Deutsch! » Dies höre ich oft, wenn ich mich mit Italienern unterhalte (die meine Region Trentino-Südtirol wenig oder kaum kennen). Zwar gibt es in beidenContinue reading “Alto Adige/Südtirol – One name, two identities: the power of the past”