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There must be something magical about August

There must be something magical about August

By | August 23, 2011 at 8:17 pm

There is some kind of noise coming from up, that slowly starts-up my brain. At first I'm still not aware of what it actually is. After a minute it becomes louder and starts to get more and more annoying. Then people start talking and wake me up completely. Feeling every step...

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De Urbe Alienata

De Urbe Alienata

By | July 14, 2011 at 2:24 am

I am officially living in Brussels, but I cannot really say that I feel like an 'inhabitant' here. And this feeling led me to an observation recently that I find rather striking. To most of my friends I have always stated that I like Brussels, and from one side this is true -...

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>European Stories

By | June 20, 2011 at 5:03 pm

> European Stories Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts Last week there was a very interesting debate organized by the Spinelli Group in the European Parliament, which I attended together with Thomas. The debate was about the new book called “European...

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>Quo Vadis Youth in Action?

>Quo Vadis Youth in Action?

By | June 7, 2011 at 4:28 pm

>The Youth in Action Programme for years has supported and financed young people all over the continent, and in some cases also outside of it. For yours it has been the biggest youth fund, which allowed hundreds of thousands of youngsters, students and young graduates to explore...

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>Of Nationalism

>Of Nationalism

By | June 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm

> On a short note: What is nationalism? Nationalism is a way of thinking. That's a stupid phrase to start an article with, but I can't put it more accurately; nationalism is a way of 'thinking the world'. This is what we learn at school: The world consists of countries. All...

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Dutch Days reloaded

By | June 2, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Apparently it is a cyclical phenomenon that Antennae from the Netherlands have a go at Brussels and honour us with their presence. After the very enjoyable ambush we suffered in November, half a year later we have the next series of visitors from the North. Starting last...

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Spring Network Meeting Catania 2011 – Occasion for future Cohesion!

Spring Network Meeting Catania 2011 – Occasion for future Cohesion!

By | May 31, 2011 at 12:24 pm

AEGEE Network Meeting Catania, Italy Network Commission & AEGEE-Catania 19th – 22nd of May, 2011 One of the spring network meetings in 2011 was organized in the beautiful Sicilian city – Catania. Professional and well-organized team from AEGEE-Catania prepared...

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"Volunteer! Make a difference!"

"Volunteer! Make a difference!"

By | May 25, 2011 at 3:11 pm

Together with members of AEGEE-Budapest, AEGEE-Debrecen, AEGEE-Piliscsaba and AEGEE-Pécs, Alfredo and me represented AEGEE at the 2nd EU-Level Thematic Conference for the European Year of Volunteering 2011 that took place in Brussels this Monday and Tuesday, 23rd-24th May. I...

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We no like assimilation!

By | May 16, 2011 at 10:34 pm

Last week I took a ride home to Freiburg from Köln with a guy who offered to share his car for a few bananas. On that day, there was a huge demonstration organised by the right wing "Pro Köln" movement against the construction of the great new mosque in one of the more...

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Spring Agora Alicante 2011, very much appreciated

By | May 3, 2011 at 10:17 pm

The Spring Agora Alicante is over. It was our last Agora in charge, and all of us are a bit nostalgic these days. It is exactly like Miguel G. A. said when he was announced as honorary member of AEGEE-Alicante on the Agora stage: Some things are given to you that you just cannot...

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