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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Tales of Ancient Deception

BY RAYAN DAOU
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 13, 2017

Rayan gives you a glimpse into the interplay between magic, science and religion orchestrated by the genius mind of heron of Alexandria.

If you believe in ancient gods - this might not be for you ;)

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Visions through a unifying flag

BY FEDERICO FARACI
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 13, 2017

In a recent project, physicist and artist Federico Faraci focused his thoughts, ranging from social changes that are currently taking place in Europe and the World in general, all the way to the connection of each of us with the universe, to design a new flag for Europe, reflecting openness and and a welcoming society.

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Everything you’re seeing right now...

BY DANIEL MINER
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 13, 2017

What you're seeing right now... is really the result of an amazing interplay of multiple layers of procession of light into visual perception.
To many people, vision is just a tool to get along in everyday life. To neuroscientists like Daniel, however, it is a huge field of study with a long history and still ongoing research. Hear - and see - Daniel breaking down the complex processes for you, to shed some light on the function of this elaborate machinery that we are all so much relying on.

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VR Saving Planet A

BY CARINA MENTRUP
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 13, 2017

With VR Saving Planet A, Carinas startup uses immersive technologies as a powerful tool in education for sustainable development.
The powerful experiences in Virtual Reality can raise awareness for climate change, create empathy and teach us how to make more sustainable choices for the future of our planet - because there is no Planet B.

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How to paint a planet in 20x20 seconds

BY GEORGE DATSERIS
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 09, 2017

When George Datseris started Spray Paint Art, he was immediately hooked by the simplicity of it and how quickly you could get good looking results. In a few months of self-practice, he got better and was soon even asked to display his artwork.

A few years and art exhibitions later, he decided to teach people about the art himself and hand over his excitement for the craft. To show how easy it can actually be, he decided to take the crisp format of PechaKucha to turn it into a tutorial on how to get started being creative with the spray cans and paint a planet - in less than 20x20 seconds!

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Momentum of Movement

BY AVRINA PRABALA-JOSLIN
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 09, 2017

In an emotional speech, Avrina Joslin makes a strong point, to why everyone should be a feminist:

What does it mean to be an anti-homosexual? What does it mean to be an anti-feminist? Can personal opinions or thoughts without activism affect the momentum of movements? But, freedom of expression you say? Well, thoughts have a way of spreading...

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Sing it out loud!

BY CHAHIRA NOUIRA
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 09, 2017

When singing to win a TV show or to be the lead singer in the trendiest band in town has become the norm, we seem to have forgotten that singing is more than just that. Sharing the gift of singing across genres, countries and cultures goes beyond just a performance on stage. it´s about connecting, sharing and learning.

Chahira Nouira shares the story of how songs and singing has led her through life and helped her find a place whereever she goes.

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Life: Complex or Complicated?

BY JONAS WOLTERSTORFF
@ VOL 6 ON JAN 21, 2017

Jonas Wolterstorff shares his thoughts on the complexity of life and how many people think life to be "complicated" when, in actuality, life is different than it seems...

 

 

GÖTTINGEN Blog

PechaKucha People: Alex Schmidt

PechaKucha Night Göttingen Organizer Alex Schmidt steps into this week's PechaKucha People spotlight! When he's not scouting or working on a PhD in theoretical neurosciences, which we know is as close to creativity as any science gets, he's cultivating the vibrant spirit of PechaKucha Göttingen who's hosting their Vol. 8 this week! Go Alex! 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Alex Schmidt

    I love experiencing the world as it is - a place of almost infinite varieties and possibilities, as long as you're curious, openminded and adventurous enough!