Tag Archives: Deutsche Welle

The fear of a national identity

When we talk about identity, we usually mean our personal identity. When we talk about European identity, we refer to our cultural identity in Europe. But what actually happens when we talk about national identity? Does it mean to celebrate your national soccer team during the world championship or to raise your flag in order to proof your national pride?  “Islam belongs to Germany.” German Federal President Christian Wulff expresses himself to the argumentative Sarrazin debates (Thilo Sarrazin wrote a

“Participation and Journalism”

From 25th September to 1st October 2011 the international seminar on “Participation and Journalism” took place in Aachen, Germany. Each eight young people from Estonia, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic, Greece, Bulgaria and Germany came together in the city at the boarder triangle Germany, Netherlands and Belgium. During the project week the participants produced articles, had workshops on journalism, travel writing and travel photography. Besides having workshops and writing articles, the young authors got many information on the EU and journalism