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Joining a global silent protest to free Armenian POWs

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I am inviting you, the reader, to participate in a “global silent protest” to free Armenian POWs (prisoners of war). It’s happening this Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Augustusplatz in Leipzig. Have no clue what I’m talking about? Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Last year, I wrote here on The Leipzig Glocal about my experience being in

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Urban Investigations: Stadtraum Bayerischer Bahnhof – through students’ eyes

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Uni Leipzig students Sophie, Carina, Christoph and Marie delve deep into the upcoming mega project Stadtraum Bayerischer Bahnhof. They share their vision of an open and sustainable approach to such a development as well as insights into the project as it is planned.

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Migrants’ Council second pillar selection: Shafagh Aghaei

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Shafagh Aghaei is running for the Leipzig Migrants' Council second pillar selection process. Here, she shares her aspirations and the goals of her candidacy as well as her background and motivations to run.

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Migrants’ Council second pillar selection: Carmen Olaru

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Carmen Olaru is a candidate for the second pillar in the selection process of Leipzig's Migrants' Council. She will be among the candidates of whom six are picked by the City Council to have a seat in the new Migrants' Council. Here, she shares her ambitions and goals for the candidacy.

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Galleries in Leipzig adapt and reflect

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The Leipzig art scene managed to survive and evolve in accordance with the challenges of the Covid era. Having been reorganised, galleries found the new approaches and reinforced their online resources to stay close to the public. These transformations have explicitly long term consequences not only for the creative professionals, but for the human perception

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Meet the Candidates: Alejandro, Mohammad and Grzegorz

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Alejandro López Roldán, Mohammad Khaitou and Grzegorz Wojslaw share their vision for our city and why they want to participate in the Leipzig Migrants' Council.

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