Issue / Numéro 1

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Issue 1 of Le monde n’est pas rond takes a look at:

Migrant workers in orange and tangerine plantations in Calabria
A lenticular ID card combining two nationalities
Conditions inside the Findel migrant detention centre, Luxembourg
An interview with an ex-US citizen who went stateless on purpose
The deportation from Luxembourg of a young Kosovan woman and her two-year-old epileptic daughter
The concept of “home” from the perspective of a writer born into a Balkan refugee family
The 2011 hunger strike of Iraqi asylum seekers in Luxembourg, and what happened next
The arrival of a boat of African migrants at a full-moon beach party in Malta
Between mobile and sedentary: the Roma population in and around Luxembourg

Plus: art and illustration, editorials, photography, poetry, short stories, and more.

Contents / Table des matières

1 – Cover image / Image de couverture – Chandre

2 – Keen Ass Illegal – Olivier Potozec ‘Sader’ (illustration)
2 – Éditorial – Sandie Richard

3 – Pass – Immanuel Mifsud (poem)
3 – Logo Le monde n’est pas rond – Joseph Scerri

4 – The world is not (yet) round – Antoine Cassar (introductory essay)

5 – Detail of Salvador Dalì’s Geopoliticus Child Watching the Birth of the New Man (1943)

6 – Sin Fronteras – José Manuel de la Guerra (illustration)

8 – Nous venons au monde – Jean Portante (poème)
8 – Around Europe – Miguel Velayos (poem)

9 – Pastel de país – María Bueno (illustration)
9 – Quand les bureaux auraient avoué – Tom Nisse (poème)
9 – Barca blanca – Sheila Juan Franco (photo)

10 – Home, a place to be left – Nikola Madžirov (essay)

11 – Le vol de Xheniia et Eunika – Paola Cairo (article)
11 – Migration – Karen Hibbard (illustration)

12 – Pasaporte – María Bueno (illustration)
12 – Expropié même de la langue – Valerio Cruciani (poème)
12 – Reality hit the hippy camp – Arndt Kremer (prose)

13 – Mediterranean Sea – Luigi Camarilla (sculpture / photo)

14 – Asylbewerber – Tim Battin (photos)

15 – La grève de faim des demandeurs d’asile irakiens sur la place Clairefontaine – Paulo Lobo (photos & text)
15 – After the hunger strike… – Wilson Mikail

16 – Welcome to Europe! A view from Italy. The creation of a textbook neo-liberal worker – Carole Reckinger & Gilles Reckinger (article & photos)

20 – Les lieux invisibles de l’enfermement des migrant-e-s – Migreurop (carte & texte)

22 – Passports in a Global Ranking – Camilo Godoy (photos & article)

23 – Die Liebe in den Zeiten der EU – Björn Kuhligk (poem)

24 – Centre de rétention: prison aquarium? – Nathalie Oberweis (article)
24 – Centre fermé – Patrick Galbats (photos)

27 – La dignité des ombres – Lisa Kohl (photos, texte)
27 – I like Belgium and Belgium likes me – Lisa Kohl (poème)

28 – Departure Lounge – Olivier Potozec ‘Sader’ (illustration)
28 – J’ai dû le sortir… – Jean-Paul Borg (haiku)
28 – Kee Mënsch ass illegal! – Claude Frentz (article)

29 – Un simple bout de papier – Mireille Cukier-Jakubowicz (poème)

30 – Down with the nation states, interview with Mike Gogulski – Els Duran & Evelien Vehof

31 – Distant Land – Marco Scerri (photo)
31 – Yet – Agnes Marton (poem)

32 – Glück anderswo – Stefan Kunzmann (short story)
32 – Rom – Patrick Galbats (photos)

36 – Planet Luxembourg – Francis Kirps (short story)

37 – Postojna detention centre – Leon Megušar (photo)
37 – Ech sichen eng Plaz – Miriam R. Krüger (poem)

38 – The ravine – Alex Vella Gera (short story)

39 – Nowherescape – Helga Portanier (paintings & text)

40 – Manifeste des Migrants – Immigrant Movement International

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