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June 2019

Writers start up new groups in Leipzig

in Community/Leipzig tips/Literature
Writers unite
Public domain photo

“The Leipzig Writers’ Meetup group is a space for people who write anything – books, fiction, non-fiction, short stories, scripts – to exchange ideas, share feedback, motivate each other, find a writing buddy or buddies, and also just to chat.”

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Jewish Week Leipzig: a time to remember

in Culture / Entertainment/What's on
Jewish Week
Age is not an issue, when it comes to celebrating Jewish culture. Public domain photo

This week, Jewish people from all over the world with roots in Leipzig have been coming over to celebrate their culture and remember their past. Here are some event tips for whoever is interested in participating in Jüdische Woche in Leipzig.

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Harari: preaching science with hope and love

in Literature/Society
Harari
Yuval Noah Harari in Amsterdam, 24 April 2018. Photo by Olivier Middendorp, courtesy of the Yahav-Harari Group LTD

“In a world of religious believers, ethnic wars and racism, why would an author dethroning each of these beliefs become so popular? Why do believers in God, Marxism or the nation buy a book telling them their gods are nothing but chimeras?”

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Hallucinogenic trip without the pesky side effects

in Arts/What's on
Hallucinogenic installation at KKW
Giganten der Renaissance @ KKW. (Photo: Luca Migliore)

“It’s as if all the stiffness and the physical barriers between you and the art had been broken. Sitting still the whole time, you’re constantly surrounded by it as it moves all around you, 360 degrees.”

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Sunday in HK: from the front lines of the protests

in Philosophies/Society
HK protests
By Studio Incendo - https://www.flickr.com/photos/studiokanu/48073667962/in/album-72157709109973522/, CC BY 2.0, Link

“On the street, waiting for buses, or in the metro station, being squeezed in the train: One by one, stranger by stranger, local or foreign, citizen or tourist, the emotions of ‘going out there’ attached us to one other.”

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Can’t beat developers for jobs? Become one of them

in #TechTavern/Jobs/Leipzig
Developers training
Developers can be hiding in plain sight, in the most unusual places. (Pixabay photo)

Another day, another job search in the café with free WiFi. Hundreds of free positions for developers in Leipzig. None for you, because you don’t know how to code. But what if you could learn in 3 months, and even walk away with a paid gig as a developer?

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