(Bild: Bettina Storck)

Elnaz Ghorbanimonhasser (25) kommt aus der iranischen Metropole Teheran und lebt seit 2 Monaten in Deutschland. Hier besucht sie zurzeit einen Vorbereitungskurs an der Hochschule Fulda, um in wenigen Monaten ihr Master Studium namens „Intercultural Communication and European Studies“ beginnen zu können. Im Rahmen eines Seminars, wollten wir von ihr wissen, welche Erfahrungen sie bisher in Deutschland gesammelt hat, ob sie sich hier wohl fühlt und was sie an den Deutschen besonders interessant findet… Dabei sind wir auf erstaunliche cultural secrets gestoßen. Hier erfahrt ihr mehr…

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Know-how – Different ways of wearing a headscarf

Posted by Olga Smirnova On April - 7 - 2011

Maria, a 26-year-old student from Indonesia, is studying in Germany. She kindly agreed to give us an interview on the secrets of wearing a headscarf and of femininity in a Muslim culture.

Maria also showed us how a headscarf is worn in different countries where Islam is the predominant religion.
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What does your headscarf mean to you?

Posted by Olga Smirnova On April - 7 - 2011

Photo by Bettina Storck

Maria, a 26-year-old student from Indonesia, is studying in Germany. She kindly agreed to give us an interview about the secrets of wearing a headscarf and femininity in a Muslim culture.

Have you ever wondered, what such an element in a wardrobe could mean for a woman?

Is she happy wearing it?

Does it protect her?

Is it just a religious tradition or rather something personal?

What is it like to wear it in a different culture?

Does she go to the swimming pool/hair-dresser?

 

We want to thank Maria for sincerely answering our provocative questions!

Here you’ll find the answers.
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Women, Men and Femininity – intercultural statements

Posted by Olga Smirnova On April - 7 - 2011

We have posted 4 statements on Facebook, concerning MEN, WOMEN & FEMININITY in different cultural settings, and asked our friends to comment them.

Here are our statements and a short summary of the feedback received so far.
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Show me your shoes and I’ll tell you who you are!

Posted by Bettina Storck On April - 7 - 2011

You’ve always wanted to know how to distinguish between East and West European women? Discover it here!

 

 

 

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