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Finding traces of a dead East German prince in Egypt

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“Mighty columns, giant statues, massive walls, and everything covered with the finest hieroglyphs and reliefs. I was, of course, deeply impressed, and so was Pückler-Muskau, so much so that he left a deep impression on the building, literally…”

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Leipzig Events: It’s Lichtfest again! October is a busy month in Leipzig!

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By Marjon Borsboom October 8th ► TEDxHHL – the first TEDx in Leipzig Event with famous speakers about Technology, Education and Design. More info re. program & tickets http://www.tedxhhl.de/program/ October 9th ► Lichtfest at Augustusplatz Every year on October 9 Leipzig celebrates the start of the Peaceful Revolution in 1989 that eventually led to the…

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The source of the refugee crisis

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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

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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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

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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