Farhad Darya from Afghanistan just started his new music tour during Europe. This time he performed in Hamburg, Germany – with an important message. Read this article in Dari, English and the video statements in German. #Amal
Im vergangenen Monat noch protestierten die bezahlten EU Trainees in Brüssel in Solidarität mit ihren unbezahlten Kollegen im EU-Ausland – nun ist es endlich beschlossene Sache: Die EU Delegationen müssen in Zukunft ihre Trainees bezahlen. Eine faire Geste, allerdings mit kontraproduktiven Folgen.
When confronted with my Bachelor programme “European Studies” at the University Maastricht there seems to be a reflex in many people that asks, does Europe have a future? And while my answer is continuously yes, there is a prevalent public perception of the European Union as having lost or never had legitimacy, potency and efficiency.
What do Spongebob, Pokémons and a couple in bed have to do with the EU? Three students set up a Facebook page to counter anti-EU populism.
The spread of the English language in the EU has many advantages as well as disadvantages. Nevertheless, being able to communicate and thereby understand each other also culturally is a great priviledge. This article further explains how language works as a powerful identity maker.