J.M. Burgess

J.M. Burgess is a Canadian-born writer and textile historian with a Master’s degree in art history living in Berlin, Germany. She is currently working on independent research and preparing for a PhD. She spends a lot of her time reading and writing, but she also takes the odd afternoon walk. She loves language, art, knitting, and elephants.

Germany’s Refugee Crisis Up-Close

Before moving to Berlin, I was aware of the Syrian refugee crisis through news reports and the kinds of serious discussions grad students delight in having into the wee hours, but it wasn’t until I arrived in the city that the reality of the situation really struck me.
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