PechaKucha Presentation

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Petra Eweleit

Project Manager, Fremde werden Freunde in Erfurt

Petra Eweleit works as a project manager for "Strangers become Friends" in Erfurt, Germany. In her presentation she speaks about the inception of this project, the way it has increased from 43 partnerships in 2002 to 300 partnerships till 2015. The project, which brings international students closer to the localites, involves welcome receptions, excursions, get-togethers, radio/TV/internet events as well as representation at various national and internationally-recognised initiatives. (PK in German)

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Friends, Strangers and other Stories

BY PATHUM EGODAWATTA
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Pathum Egodawatta speaks of the people that have inspired and influenced him on his journey to becoming a graphic designer.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 26, 2015.

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Thüringen Welcoming Culture

BY MUSTAFA KHAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 22, 2014

Mustafa Khan talks about the shortage of foreign workers and students in Germany. He talks about policy, reform, and better culture to welcome more foreigners into Germany. 

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Going Postal

BY MARINE BARBAROUX
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 02, 2016

Marine Barbaroux challenges the benefit of instant communication via social media and FoMO. In this talk, she takes her audience through her silly project to resurrect the snail mail...Caution: you might be tempted to grab a pen and some paper :)  

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Room Full of Strangers

BY CRESCENTIA VOLZ
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

In this talk, Crescentia Volz describes tackling social anxiety, making friends, and what to do at networking events!

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Sinking into Christchurch life

BY ENG EU POH
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2016

PechaKucha Night Christchurch interns from Ara Institute: Eng Eu Poh, Agnes Guda and Takumi Kawahara share their experiences on all coming to Christchurch from different countries and cultures, and making a home here.

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Waterville Students and Eelgrass

BY JON RAMGREN
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 13, 2017

Jon Ramgren shares with us his history of helping students learn outside of the classroom; on July 13th 2017 at Volume 25 of Pecha Kucha Night Waterville.

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Год с итальянцами

BY LIUDMILA PILIPENKO
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 21, 2017

Представьте, что вы поселились в квартире с пятью соседями-итальянцами. Что вас поразит? Что будет раздражать? Ко всему ли сможете привыкнуть? О том, каково испытать все это на самом деле, расскажет Людмила Пилипенко:
- Закончила один курс лингвистики в Дубне. Работала месяц в Музее Современного Искусства «Гараж». Сдала IELTS. Уже год живу и учусь в Италии в Болонском Университете на курсе "Дисциплины в Искусстве, Музыке и Зрелищных Искусствах".

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Get out of Your Comfort Zone

BY JACK LIU
@ VOL 33 ON DEC 06, 2017

Yanjin (Jack) got out of his comfort zone by moving to New Zealand to study and meet girls.  His talk shares his experiences of culture shock and how he has used these to become an ambassador for others who travel to and live in New Zealand.

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Rediscovering Human Connection

BY GINA PAPAHADJIS
@ VOL 33 ON DEC 06, 2017

Gina Papahadjis had a fear of talking to strangers and her PechaKucha journey pushed her to rediscover human connection to help her overcome this. She went to the pub and asked a series of questions. She discovered that human connection is an investment and worth investing in.