Wolfgang Engler is a sociologist and publicist from Dresden who lives in Berlin. From 2005 to 2017 he was the rector of the Academy of Dramatic Arts “Ernst Busch” Berlin. His last book – together with Jana Hensel – “Wer wir sind. Die Erfahrung, ostdeutsch zu sein” (“Who we are. The experience of being East German”), tackles the many open questions of Germany 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.