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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 422 articles published.

Zagreb: 12 curious facts we discovered

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Zagreb, Croatia.

What our young, friendly, knowledgeable guide told me and my travel buddy about Zagreb was memorable. The highlights are worth sharing here, mixed in with a bit of what we learned from personal observation.

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Janelas no Purgatório: essay in Portuguese

in Glocal/Philosophies by
Janelas à mudança.

Quem de nós “expatriados” não se lembra do momento que decidiu jogar tudo pro alto e se mandar? Mesmo que tenha demorado um pouco entre a decisão e a ação…

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A gender-aware reading of “Good Manners”

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(Marjorie Estiano) and Clara (Isabél Zuaa) share a moment of tenderness in Good Manners. (Source: www.adorocinema.com)

Shedding the “good manners” expected of them as women in their own milieus, the archetypes of the rich white boss (“patroa”) and poor black maid (“empregada”) bond amid their shared isolation and impulses, while challenging the stereotypes assigned to them. #MovieReview

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Families Belong Together: rally in Leipzig

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A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.

“I have called on religious communities throughout Leipzig to show up and participate, on schools and friends and relatives, on students and the international community, and I hope that there will be a gigantic response which shows these kids and their parents that we see them, we care about them, and we are fighting for them,” explains the Leipzig protest organizer.

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Digital Yuppies: rebalance and reconnect

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Amid a jungle of terabytes and elevator pitches, when we actually meet up outside messenger windows, we often seem to forget to talk to each other rather than at each other. The antidote is back in Leipzig on 18 June. #Digital Yuppies

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DIPAT: young energy tackles topic of death

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DIPAT’s road to success is fraught with the tough, heartbreaking stories and realities that justify its existence in the first place.

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