A Cultural Snapshot of Germany 2021
13 Oct 2021
A Cultural Snapshot of Germany 2021

Why are people quitting urban centres for the suburbs? Is cash finally losing ground to digital payments? And why, in the post-Merkel era, do voters still love centrist politics? This Cultural Snapshot looks at the key behaviours defining life in Germany this year.

Tim Forster

Tim Forster is a food writer and editor. He was an editor for international food news site Eater for four years but brings academic knowledge in film, political science, and music history. He has worked as a parliamentary reporter in Canada, published essays and treatises on all sorts of popular culture, and produced an audio documentary about queer spaces in contemporary North American cities. With this kind of all-around expertise, he has deep cultural insight to inform his commentary on the food and drink and hospitality sectors and the ways they intersect with technology and popular culture.