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USA und Brasilien: Wir mögen Faschisten

BY TIMOTHY BELL
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 08, 2018

In his talk, Timothy Bell draws comparison between USA and Brazil and how both the countries have received and reacted to the fascists. 

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Wir sind Paten – ein Projekt für Geflüchtete in Erfurt

BY PETRA EWELEIT
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 08, 2018

In her talk Petra Eweleit talks about her role in a project "Wir sind Paten" initiated in Erfurt. The project brings together Erfurtians and Refugees together in order to prevail a sense of integration and inclusiveness among the refugee community in Erfurt. 

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Who Needs a Driver’s License?

BY DAVID SNEE
IN ERFURT

In his talk, David Snee talks about the story of Segway. 

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Revitalisierung des Schauspielhauses zu einem Kulturquartier

BY INGA HETTSTEDT
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 09, 2018

In her talk Inga Hettstedt discusses the modernisation and rennovation of former theatre in Erfurt. The venue now referred to as Cultural Quarter or Kulturquartier will be a hub of cultural events in Erfurt. 

Coincidently PechaKucha Volume 13 also took place in Kulturquartier. 

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Decoding the Alphabet

BY JOHN GLEDHILL
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 09, 2018

In his talk John Gledhill discusses the role of alphabets and symbols in our life and how they influence our mind and decisions. 

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Esperanto: Die erfundene Sprache (the invented language)

BY DAVID ROSS
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 09, 2018

David Ross talks about the history and formation of the invented language: Esperanto. In his talk, David tries to trace the roots of Esperanto, its alphabets, countries where it is spoken as well as the current trends in the langauge

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Asperger – mein Leben zwischen Intelligenz und Gefühlsleben

BY LEO M. KOHL
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 09, 2018

Leo Kohl präsentiert Informationen über das Asperger Syndrom und erklärt kurz die Besonderheit. Er stellt sein Buch vor und greift Themen, wie Freundschaft, gemeinsames Miteinander und Unterstützung für Angehörige, Pädagogen und alle die interessiert sind, auf.

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Broken Britain

BY JOHN GLEDHILL
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 17, 2016

Brexit has shown how the country is divided. In his excellent book"77mal England", R. W. Leonhardt argues that in England the opposite is always true.  JOHN GLEDHILL, retired university instructor who has lived 25 years in Germany, presents Britain in a different light, attempting to illustrate the two extremes in Britain - from extreme formality to barbarous and uncouth behaviour.

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Congress - Bundestag - 1 year in Thuringia

BY INDIA ENGLISH
@ VOL 5 ON JAN 08, 2016

How can a student participate in an exchange involving the US Congress and the German Bundestag?  India English decided to participate in such a program and tells us about her 10-month experience as an American student, volunteer and intern in Thuringia.

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Cultural Confusion

BY HASNAIN BOKHARI
@ VOL 5 ON JAN 08, 2016

In the light of recent wave of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe, Hasnain Bokhari speaks about his experiences living in Germany about how it is being like living like a foreigner or a migrant in Germany/Europe.

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Lehren ist Leben

BY BARBARA KUNTZE
@ VOL 5 ON JAN 08, 2016

Barbara Kuntze, Lektorin an der Universität Erfurt, erklärt die neuen Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten worauf Berufstätige in Thüringen Anspruch haben.  Der Vortag bezieht sich auf das Thüringer Bildungsfreistellungsgesetz,  die ab Januar 2016 gültig ist.  (German)

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Northern Ireland: The land of cutting-edge knee surgery

BY TOM HEDLEY
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 26, 2015

Why is Ireland (the island) divided? What cuased the chaos that we know as The Troubles?  Has Northern Ireland really moved on since the peace agreement?  What does the future hold for Northern Ireland?

Tom Hedley, a student from N Ireland, gives a brief insight into the unique situation in this country, addressing the difficult and often very complex issues that define this curious little part of the world.

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