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Larger than life: the story of Henrique Galvão

in Glocal/Philosophies by
Henrique Galvao

“As I sat there listening to stories of perilous travel and incredible chance encounters, I realized that the power behind Scott Galvão’s story was not in the inspiration it created for him alone, but the bigger picture his father’s life represents.”

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Estonia: between North and East

in Philosophies/Travel by
"Sillamäe" - the "town of fresh sea winds" - in Estonia was built during the Soviet Union in the 1940-50s to house factory workers and their families. (Photo: Stefan Herfurth)

With elements of modern utopia and Soviet dystopia, the Baltic state of Estonia is an intriguing travel destination.

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Zubiri: a man, a thinker, a friend

in Philosophies by
The Thinker, by Auguste Rodin. Several versions of the sculpture exist. (Public domain photo)

If you could meet one of the most important philosophers of the past century, what would you ask him?

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On the lovely people of Japan

in Philosophies/Travel by
Reenactment of old Japanese ceremony in Kyoto. (Photo: Helena Flam; photo editing: Ana Ribeiro)

Before you know it, they spot your helplessness, adopt you and run your life.

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Fascinating film characters visiting Leipzig

in Movies/Philosophies by
Joe Boots exercising. (Photo copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Florian Baron)

“It’s not often that we get to meet the characters from the movies that deeply touch us. But I had the chance this week during DOK Leipzig.”

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Visiting different earths in virtual reality

in Philosophies/Short films/What's on by
Film still from "Planet." (Copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Momoko Seto)

DOK Neuland has turned Messehof at Leipzig city center into a capsule where you get to explore different realities, or worlds, without leaving the safety of your small area.

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