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The art of Active Listening

Think about how many times you use the pronouns “I” and “me” in your every day life. How many times you have asked your friends and your colleagues to look you in the eyes.  How many times you find yourself demanding from others to listen to you when you talk, but you do not do the same when they talk. Taking all the above into consideration, what does it mean to you to be a good listener, a good friend

“We All Are Refugees”

WHS president Dr. Bernd Kriegesmann welcomes the discussion participants and audience. It is a fact that the integration of refugees will take years; Europe is just at the beginning of a flood of duties, barriers and – that’s the most important point – opportunities and chances. A current discussion at the Westfälische Hochschule in Gelsenkirchen (WHS), Germany, was called as a reaction on the ongoing changing in the refugee politics. The latest data says that till the end of the

Refugees Are Welcome – or Aren’t They?

In cozy atmosphere at the Ruhr Universität Bochum the difficult refugee topic is discussed. If there was this one solution, we had already chosen it. One lonely guy is sitting on a chair at a little stage. At first he speaks tentatively. Nobody else is talking at the KulturCafé of the Ruhr-University Bochum. Everyone wants to hear what he has to say. Because this is a difficult subject. Not only for Germany, but for all countries that are involved. When