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The Game with Identities: Identifications and Categorization as Social Practice

  • Justus Bauch
  • Celia Bouali
  • Teresa Hoffmann
  • Ida Lübben
  • Lara Danyel
  • Nuriani Hamdan
  • Daria Kappel
  • Yannik Markhof
  • Bastian Neuhauser
  • Bafta Sarbo
  • Laura Schlagheck
  • Philip Seitz
  • Leon Spiegelberg
  • Aylin Yavaş
  • Rosa Zylka
  • Daniel Kubiak
  • Henrik Schultze
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Abstract

This chapter—based on the results of a 40-student research class—allowed students to create their own research questions and answer them using self-collected data. The students used Imitation Games to gather the data presented in this chapter. The purpose of the class was to consider different aspects of the broad term “identity.” The class focused on the 2015 “summer of migration,” German attitudes toward the Muslim migrants, and what constitutes German identity. This chapter includes a critique of the Imitation Game methodology.

Keywords

Muslim German Identity Migration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Justus Bauch
    • 1
  • Celia Bouali
    • 1
  • Teresa Hoffmann
    • 1
  • Ida Lübben
    • 1
  • Lara Danyel
    • 2
  • Nuriani Hamdan
    • 1
  • Daria Kappel
    • 1
  • Yannik Markhof
    • 1
  • Bastian Neuhauser
    • 3
  • Bafta Sarbo
    • 1
  • Laura Schlagheck
    • 1
  • Philip Seitz
    • 1
  • Leon Spiegelberg
    • 1
  • Aylin Yavaş
    • 1
  • Rosa Zylka
    • 1
  • Daniel Kubiak
    • 1
  • Henrik Schultze
    • 1
  1. 1.Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.BerlinGermany
  3. 3.Sciences PoParisFrance

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