BY JOHN GLEDHILL
@ VOL 7
ON NOV 17, 2016
Brexit has shown how the country is divided. In his excellent book"77mal England", R. W. Leonhardt argues that in England the opposite is always true. JOHN GLEDHILL, retired university instructor who has lived 25 years in Germany, presents Britain in a different light, attempting to illustrate the two extremes in Britain - from extreme formality to barbarous and uncouth behaviour.
Congress - Bundestag - 1 year in Thuringia
BY INDIA ENGLISH
@ VOL 5
ON JAN 08, 2016
How can a student participate in an exchange involving the US Congress and the German Bundestag? India English decided to participate in such a program and tells us about her 10-month experience as an American student, volunteer and intern in Thuringia.
Lehren ist Leben
BY BARBARA KUNTZE
@ VOL 5
ON JAN 08, 2016
Barbara Kuntze, Lektorin an der Universität Erfurt, erklärt die neuen Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten worauf Berufstätige in Thüringen Anspruch haben. Der Vortag bezieht sich auf das Thüringer Bildungsfreistellungsgesetz, die ab Januar 2016 gültig ist. (German)
Northern Ireland: The land of cutting-edge knee surgery
BY TOM HEDLEY
@ VOL 4
ON JUN 26, 2015
Why is Ireland (the island) divided? What cuased the chaos that we know as The Troubles? Has Northern Ireland really moved on since the peace agreement? What does the future hold for Northern Ireland?
Tom Hedley, a student from N Ireland, gives a brief insight into the unique situation in this country, addressing the difficult and often very complex issues that define this curious little part of the world.
More Than Honey
BY WILHELM MIETH
@ VOL 6
ON JUN 24, 2016
Today more than ever, Einstein's statement about the bees is very relevant: “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”
What is a possible solution? Wilhelm Mieth, full-time student and part-time beekeeper gives us some ideas in his presentation.
BY MUSA KHATRI
Arbeit: Lektionen des Lebens
Over the years, JÉSUS FERNÁNDEZ ÁLVAREZ has followed varied career paths and jobs that overlapped, and with each one of them he learned something about people. As a lawyer, waiter, instructor and musician, Jesus has managed to gain an insight into human nature and all its facets. Watch him unfold his stories. (in German)
Im Laufe der Jahre hat JÉSUS FERNÁNDEZ ÁLVAREZ verschiedene Berufe ausgeübt und bei jedem hat er etwas über die Menschen gelernt. Als Rechtsanwalt, Kellner, Lehrer oder Musiker hat er Erfahrungen, die seine Menschenkenntnis bereicherten, gesammelt. Nun wird alles in 20x20 zusammengefasst.
Spirit of Football
BY ANDREW ARIS
@ VOL 3
ON FEB 27, 2015
With an education in Business from the University of Notre Dame (1996 - 2000), Andrew Aris worked, mostly unhappily, for several years in the banking industry; there came a point when that kind of work didn't make sense to him anymore. Life, he realised, was too short to invest in things that he wasn't passionate about.
Join the Erfurter-Kiwi Andrew Aris as he takes you on his global journey, following his passion for football, travel and trying to make a grassroots commitment to society with his education project One Ball, One World. Maybe you might even want to join him.