Build The Resistance: Responding to nationalism and the far-right with street art and community organizing!

Build The Resistance: Responding to nationalism and the far-right with street art and community organizing!

Far-right, populist and nationalist organizations are growing all over Europe, and many of them have become present in national parliaments for the first time in many decades – in Germany the populist anti-immigration party “AfD” got 13% in the national elections, in Greece the far-right party “Golden Dawn” as seen an increase in both militant activity and electoral results and in Italy the populist anti-European Five Star Movement won the national elections and openly fascist movements such as Casa Pound saw a considerable growth in militancy and street violence against immigrants and minorities. Continue reading

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Culture Goes Digital: Job-shadowing in Nicosia

Culture Goes Digital: Job-shadowing in Nicosia

CGE Erfurt e.V. believes that in the current digital era it is crucial to train its staff. With this regard a job-shadowing activity at the Emphasys Center (Nicosia, Cyprus) was developed, offering possibility to gain profound competences and knowledge in managing ICT courses. Continue reading

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Mateeullah Tareen

Mateeullah Tareen

Mateeullah is undertaking his PhD research on ‘Community Affairs in Transition’ at the University of Erfurt. With Master’s degree in Public Policy from Willy Brandt School of Public Policy and former experience in research and project management, he has been assisting CGE in initiatives, projects execution and organizational matters. Previously, in his capacity as Young Parliamentary Associate he helped the parliamentary committees in the Parliament of Pakistan. His interests include democratization processes, educated youths’ impact on society and evolutionary development of community affairs.

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Pressemitteilung: Community Goes Europe – Bringing Europe Together

Pressemitteilung: Community Goes Europe – Bringing Europe Together

Das Projekt „Community Goes Europe“, organisiert durch den in Erfurt ansässigen Verein „Culture Goes Europe (CGE)“, eröffnet jungen Menschen aus ganz Europe die Möglichkeit, sich solidarisch mit gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen zu befassen und europäische Gemeinschaften zu stärken.  Continue reading

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Sustainability Matters! Local actions and projects in Thuringia

Sustainability Matters! Local actions and projects in Thuringia

On the 1st June 2018, during the ‘‘Sustainable Month‘‘, CGE Erfurt e.V. was taking part as the organizer and facilitator of a panel discussion consisting of local experts on the topic of sustainable community and grassroots initiative. The panelists talked about their local actions and projects in encouraging and creating urban community in Thuringia. Continue reading

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History Education and Remembrance – Why We Remember?

History Education and Remembrance – Why We Remember?

Even in 2018, World War II casts a considerable shadow over the politics and education of the day – and justifiedly so. From the rise of far-right populism in many parts of Europe, and a resurgence of “strong-man” leaders, this part of history serves as an important warning to educators and activists today. Continue reading

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