News from the IGS

9 Dec 2021

An afternoon in search of identity

On December 3, 2021, the 10th and 11th grade students of the IGS got the unique opportunity to experience the moving story written by the author Phạm Minh Khuê.
The author discussed her book “Wo auch immer ihr seid” (Wherever you are), in which  the well-known scenario of Vietnamese immigrants to Germany searching for a better education is described from the perspective of a Vietnamese family. The chapters that the author presented in her reading were very emotional for many of those present with a similar past.
We were impressed by the author’s deep knowledge of both cultures, her understanding of cultural misunderstandings and, in some cases, discrimination. We can only recommend this book, which is likely to become a standard work for the IGS.

written by Grade 10