Felix Ackermann

Historian, urban anthropologist and Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute Warsaw. Author of Mein litauischer Führerschein. Ausflüge zum Ende der Europäischen Union (Suhrkamp, 2017) and a co-editor of the book series Mapping Post-Socialist Urban Spaces, published by the Laboratory of Critical Urbanism at Vilnius Art Academy.


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Empathy in short supply

Perceptions of the European migration crisis in Lithuania and Belarus

Belarusians and Lithuanians have scarcely been affected by Europe’s handling of the migration crisis. Yet they too are rediscovering “the Other” in the Muslim refugee, writes historian Felix Ackermann.