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The source of the refugee crisis

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During the last weeks European policymakers have been fighting with each other over the best way to respond to the current refugee crisis. However difficult the political negotiations are – they are a mess; much worse than the Greek debacle, as far as integrity of EU institutions are concerned – no refugee relocation and integration plan will be effective. The reason is that any European-only-plan ignores the source of the problem: The Syrian civil war.

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Refugees Welcome: Returning from “bella Italia”

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Prof. Helena Flam vividly tells her accidental journey with refugees from Italy to Germany.

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Refugees Welcome: A Football Match for Equality

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The NGO “A Match for Equality” once again shows that football is always the answer.

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Podcast: Hypepzig in history

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The historian featured has been led and also chosen to build his life and career in his native Leipzig, to make it his homebase while traveling to conferences and meetings globally.

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It’s Getting Hot in Here

in History/Lifestyle by

With climate records being handed down from his father, Harald claims to have proof of global warming in Saxony: “You may have lived in Leipzig in 2012 and 2013, remembering that temperatures occasionally dropped to -25°C – these were outliers. The overall trend is going in one direction only. As opposed to my father, I won’t be able to tell my kids stories of snow reaching up to the top of the fences.”

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