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A big bang of enlightment

European Forum Alpbach 2020 Speakers Night Contribution Stephan Raab Provided with a scholarship from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research for the European Forum Alpbach 2020, I was taking part in the speakers night, organized under the patronage of the IG Alpbach Graz. The topic was BIG BANG. May I ask you … Weiterlesen A big bang of enlightment

THE CORONA CRISIS AS A CHANCE FOR A DEMOCRATIC RENEWAL

This policy paper was written for the programme "European Academy of Diplomacy" Warswaw for Marie Curie Promotion 2019/2020. The question to be discussed was: Will a Pandemic like COVID-19 strengthen or weaken democracy in the world? Diplomacy taught in action Everything that was considered given in our free democratic society seems to have gone. Extraordinary … Weiterlesen THE CORONA CRISIS AS A CHANCE FOR A DEMOCRATIC RENEWAL

Europe is a Meme, what you need more? – European Education in Memes:

Have you ever asked yourself, what is the European Union? Have you ever been asked by others to explain, what the European Union is? Probably, the question is difficult, especially nowadays, where so many things are put into question, but the answer is a Meme. What is the meaning of Memes? Currently, it seems to … Weiterlesen Europe is a Meme, what you need more? – European Education in Memes:

Freiheit- frei von was?

Die aktuelle Coronakrise hat als selbstverständlich wahrgenommene Grundfreiheiten innerhalb kürzester Zeit außer Kraft gesetzt.  Diese Maßnahmen haben eine neue Debatte zu Freiheit ausgelöst. Ich war so frei vor einigen Jahren darüber nachzudenken.  Der Weg zur Freiheit „Wir halten diese Wahrheiten für ausgemacht, daß alle Menschen gleich erschaffen worden, daß sie von ihrem Schöpfer mit gewissen … Weiterlesen Freiheit- frei von was?

Welcome to the Parliament – A guide´s guide through Europe

All ways lead to Europe, as Europe is the way to go. Once in a lifetime, everyone should visit Brussels and the European Institutions. Working as a guide for the European Parliament was unique lifetime chance to learn, laugh and live the European Idea of being united in diversity. Is this the real life, is … Weiterlesen Welcome to the Parliament – A guide´s guide through Europe

Our daily bread goes Europe United- Rebaking Story of Europe

The future is gluten Thinking about the European Union often seems to be thinking about Brussels, thinking about bureaucracy. In other words, it is thinking about something as boring as looking at bread. Therefore, what seems more appropriate send sending a bread through Europe, experiencing this huge diversity of the European Union, retelling the story … Weiterlesen Our daily bread goes Europe United- Rebaking Story of Europe

MEU, MEMES and MORE- United in diversity and curiosity

Uniting in diversity means bringing together in curiosity. From the 14th to the 17th of November BETA Europe brought together motivated young Europeans from all over the union and even beyond. Jointly we discussed in various workshops about current hurdles to European participation, searching to find answers to the question: What is the European Union?    … Weiterlesen MEU, MEMES and MORE- United in diversity and curiosity

Wer bin ich, wenn „wir“ das Volk sind? – Wir werden Deutschland!

Wohl kaum ein Tag beschreibt besser die Höhen und Tiefen der deutschen Geschichte als der 9.Novemberg. Allerdings was und wer ist deutsch, wenn wir alle Deutschland sind? Wohl keine Frage ist mehr mit Deutschland verbunden als diese deutsche Frage. Nichts ist mehr typisch als die Frage, was ist deutsch? Die Suche beginnt! Wir sind auf … Weiterlesen Wer bin ich, wenn „wir“ das Volk sind? – Wir werden Deutschland!

Brexit, Beer and Irn-Bru- MEU Scotland 2019

What is the European Union? Conversely to the British voters becoming curious about the European Union, suddenly I started to ask myself one question. What is the United Kingdom? Therefore, shortly before a nation decided to leave, I decided to follow a unique offer to visit this famous and sometimes goofy island. Eventually, my way … Weiterlesen Brexit, Beer and Irn-Bru- MEU Scotland 2019