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Time and the old lady: Leipzig in 1999

in My Leipzig/Society by
Cover shot: View of the tower of the Petri Church as seen from my bedroom window. (Photo: John Paul Kleiner)

“The older generation here has survived to see virtually every aspect of the society and system they helped build be repudiated by their successors. It’s one thing to have your style of dress, taste in music, social mores, etc. rejected, quite another to witness the entirety of your previous way of life be deposited into the ‘dustbin of history.'”

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Heartfelt poetry for the Ausländeramt

in Glocal/Poetry by
There's poetry in German bureaucracy. (Photo: public domain)

Behind foggy glasses they ask me if I want to bleib (stay) here for immer (always) / Immer is such a long dirty word

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5 things I hate about Hong Kong

in Philosophies/Society by
A Hong Kong resident tells us why life for him in the hyped up city is far from fab.

“As a local, I was born and grew up here. Part of me always feels bewildered about the positive comments uttered from the mouths of tourists about this overcrowded city.”

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International bike polo players flock to Böhlitz-Ehrenberg

in Leipzig/Sports by
The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)

The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party).

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Media repression series: Ukraine calling

in Politics/Society by
Yevhen Hershov writes about media repression in Ukraine in the 2010s; published as part of a LeipGlo series on the theme.

How much has Ukraine really changed after Euromaidan? We hear from a young Ukrainian studying media, society and international relations at Leipzig and Wroclaw universities.

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How to eat your way through Rome

in Food/Travel by
An American foodie's favorite stops during her delicious tour through Rome, Italy.

Italy is obviously known for its amazing food, and Rome is no exception. But what exactly should you eat, and where should you get it??

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