Christmas can have many different meanings for each individual, for some it could mean joy, family, tradition, for others it could be a time for mourning or reflection. But for all those who celebrate Christmas, it should be a time to forgive, to give, to be tolerant and kind. What I have seen today at our romanian traditional Christmas meal was nothing like it – and with politics and economics subtly becoming the predominant subjects at our family gathering, I
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From the point when refugees start their journey towards Europe to find a safe shelter they have to gather all their strength in order to overcome this long distance. It can just be beaten by hope, cohesion and bravery.
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
The international study group with the project managers René Alexander Kaiser (l.) und Laura Schlensak (r.) aims for a common European vision. Ever since early 2015, the world has continuously heard the term „refugee crisis” – in the beginning, as a new subject on the news – now, everyday as a reality. The amplitude that this crisis has taken has been felt all around the globe with echoes vibrating from each corner of the earth. This new reality we have
Are you between 18 and 25 years of age? Are you interested in history and politics? On the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, Berlin will be made the European meeting point to “look back and think forward”. Registration is possible until 17 February 2014.