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HGB: Art transcends borders in Leipzig

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The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)

In a program that encourages school-wide intercultural exchange, the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig welcomes refugee students for the second year in October, giving them the chance to resume their university careers in art and design.

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Alaa, more than the cat man of Aleppo

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Alaa not only cares for animals, but has his own ambulance and is constantly saving others in war-battered Aleppo.

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Volunteering at a refugee camp in Greece

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Working with refugee children in Greece changed Samantha’s life. Here’s her story, and how you can help her go back there.

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What will we do with our Mondays?

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After we cheer our new found peace, we can think about what’s next.

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Interview: How English helps integration

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Ever wondered how to employ over 1 million refugees? Chris Pyak – our expert hero of the week – explains why it won’t be a problem.

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Relearning how to live (with the ‘other’)

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“Because we barely know the personal stories of the refugees, we tend to not see them as peers. But… behind our ‘worries’ is also racism, classism and other expressions of prejudice.”

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