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The former Soviet Pavillion

in Cityscapes/History
Spire atop the Russian Pavilion, photo by maeshelle

Relic or space of the future? a look at the Russian Pavillion

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Leipzig’s urban prairie, dream spaces

in Cityscapes/History

Apart from intellectual and entrepreneurial freedom, Leipzig exhibits another type of freedom that is the envy of every growing metropolis: spatial freedom.

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Celebrating courageous oppressed women

in History/Movies

What do Turkish girls forced into marriage, Anne Frank and the “suffragettes” have in common?

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Review: “Lamb” and “Deutschland 83”

in Culture / Entertainment/History/Reviews/TV

These two screen gems are/were a delight to watch, even if one may be a bit more like rough coal to some.

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Looking behind the tolerance slogan

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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H
Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

“Refugees are Welcome” used to be a slogan of the Left. Now it is of the Right.

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Seven generations of migration

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

“I wanted to understand where I came from and what made me who I am. Actually, I was inspired by Thomas Mellon, a 19th century Irish emigrant to the US who wrote: ‘If you would know yourself, begin with the study of your forefathers.’”

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