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November 2019

Literary Parlor: Sabbagh’s poetry and prose personas

in Literature/Philosophies
Architecture in Lebanon, public domain photo

We talk to the brilliant author and literary scholar Omar Sabbagh, London-born of Lebanese parents, currently working as Associate Professor at the American University in Dubai. He moves in between the worlds of writing academic papers, poetry and prose.

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Christmas markets in Leipzig in 2019

in Fairs/Leipzig/Outdoors/What's on
Christmas markets
Leipziger Weihnachtsmarkt. Public domain photo

Can’t get enough of the joyful season we’ve just entered? Get ready to merrily go ’round Leipzig’s various Christmas markets with this handy list of offers and locations.

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Tips to get subsidized courses to boost job prospects

in Help/Jobs/Leipzig tips
Some of inlingua Leipzig's favorite books for ESL teachers. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Some of inlingua Leipzig's favorite textbooks. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

In this post, inlingua Leipzig gives you some pointers on how to make sure your German course is a) fully or partly paid for and b) directed towards your next career step. The tips also apply to other career advancement courses you might be interested in.

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Get real help: migrant advising in Leipzig

in Community/Help/Leipzig tips
Scene of Augustusplatz in Leipzig
Image by Caro Sodar from Pixabay

“Migrating is heavy business. There’s a lot of uncertainty and stress and systems you don’t understand but have to grapple with. The first thing I teach people I’m mentoring is: always use all of your resources.”

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eCommeleon: on hopping continents to land in Leipzig

in Jobs/Leipzig tips/Start up
chameleon
eCommeleon offers adaptable modes to fit the needs of e-retailers. (Photo: Ante Hamersmit / Unsplash)

eCommeleon is a highly adaptable e-commerce startup founded by foreigners in Leipzig, seeking international-minded staff in the areas of IT, sales and marketing. Check out some insights from co-founder Jesse Wragg – a Brit with Australian and German paths.

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Arid Zone: A chat with filmmaker Fernanda Pessoa

in Culture / Entertainment/Movies/Reviews
Fernanda Pessoa, Arid Zone
"Arid Zone" promotional shot © Fernanda Pessoa / DOK Leipzig 2019

“The most conservative city in the US?” Filmmaker Fernanda Pessoa talks about how her recent documentary, “Arid Zone,” brought her back to a formative place in her youth. #DOKLeipzig

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