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A Woman in a headscarf looks behind her© Caroline Lessire


In Defense of Diversity

In 41 cities, the local Goethe-Institutes and their partners have developed one social question. Together with their tandem-city, each town strives to find a response. All questions can be clustered in five topics, one being the issue of diversity in our cities.
 

Chain Reaction: Thinking across Europe

  • Goethe-Institut

    Goethe-Institut

    Does it make sense to restrict freedom?

  • Harry Liivrand © Arvo Wichmann

    Harry Liivrand
    Tallinn
    February 20th 2018

    To me, freedom means recognising responsibility and the ability to grasp that freedom is not anarchy. more

  • Harry Liivrand

    Harry Liivrand
    Tallinn
    February 20th 2018

    Does a universal principle of freedom exist, or should each state base its definition of freedom on directives from Brussels or its own traditions?

  • Maxi Obexer © Nane Diehl

    Maxi Obexer
    Berlin
    February 27th 2018

    Freedom is a common space that has to be filled by all who inhabit, enliven and narrate it. We must find our way towards a common position, or find our way back to one. more

  • Maxi Obexer © Nane Diehl

    Maxi Obexer
    Berlin
    February 27th 2018

    What connects us?

  • Diego Fernandez © Instituto de Cultura Gitana

    Diego Fernandez
    Madrid
    March 14th 2018

    From a historical-cultural point of view, what connects us Europeans are the great civilizations that we have built together, which have left a very important identity heritage to all of us. more

  • Diego Fernandez © Instituto de Cultura Gitana

    Diego Fernandez
    Madrid
    Mach 14th 2018

    Do Roma people represent the free spirit of a Europe without borders?

  • Beata Kowalska © Goethe-Institut / Andrzej Banaś

    Beata Kowalska
    Kraków
    April 5th 2018

    A democratic, social and solidly united Europe without borders still remains a utopian dream that we must all work to realize.more

"Does a universal principle of freedom exist?"

Freedom is a common space that has to be filled by all who inhabit, enliven and narrate it. We must find our way towards a common position, or find our way back to one. Maxi Obexer, playwright and author, speaks about Europe's Way Out into the Open. more

These Goethe-Institutes and their partners make up the Freiraum tandems, and aim to find answers to the questions of their respective counterparts.

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