Laura Martin

A Brazilian girl that used to live in China, who is now studying American Studies in Leipzig and interning for LeipGlo. Has an interest in everything and anything, especially unconventional life stories. Here she will share her view of the world, encounters, and opinions

Life back then: Former GDR residents tell their story

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Michael and Anne Dietrich are father and daughter, both born during the GDR. On this German Unity Day, they share their story and view of the Peaceful Revolution with The Leipzig Glocal.

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The Peaceful Revolution through a politician’s eyes

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Petra Köpping, Minister of State for Equality and Integration of Saxony, shares her experience as a young politician in the GDR during the Peaceful Revolution.

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

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Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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Jewish Week Leipzig: a time to remember

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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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Protests surround health ministers’ conference

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Led by labor unions, healthcare workers, students and patients are speaking out against issues stemming from the liberalization of healthcare in Germany.

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