The Political and Social Significance of a Museum of Migration in Germany
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Aytac Eryilmaz is the managing board member of the Documentation Centre and Museum of Migration (DOMiT), in Germany. He was, with Dr Matilde Jamin, the organizer of the exhibition entitled Strange Homeland: A History of Immigration from Turkey at the Ruhrlandmuseum in Essen, in 1998. He then curated the exhibition Forty Years of Foreign Homeland in Cologne (2001), and Project Migration, which was initiated by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes, the Federal Cultural Foundation of Germany (2005–2006). He is also one of the initiators of a Migration Museum in Germany – A Centre for History, Art and Culture.
Publication date: May 1, 2007