Pressemitteilung: Community Goes Europe – Bringing Europe Together

Pressemitteilung: Community Goes Europe – Bringing Europe Together

Das Projekt „Community Goes Europe“, organisiert durch den in Erfurt ansĂ€ssigen Verein „Culture Goes Europe (CGE)“, eröffnet jungen Menschen aus ganz Europe die Möglichkeit, sich solidarisch mit gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen zu befassen und europĂ€ische Gemeinschaften zu stĂ€rken.  Continue reading

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CGE Members’ Meeting 2018: The Future is Bright as a New Era Begins

CGE Members’ Meeting 2018: The Future is Bright as a New Era Begins

It is the good (and legally required) custom of any an organization in German lands to meet once a year and discuss the events of the years past and future. And so, it came at a time just after midsummer that the members of CGE Erfurt e.V. met in their office to do exactly that. 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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Pressemitteilung: (Wie) Erinnern wir uns? Internationaler Nachmittag zur Erinnerungskultur in Weißrussland und Deutschland

Pressemitteilung: (Wie) Erinnern wir uns? Internationaler Nachmittag zur Erinnerungskultur in Weißrussland und Deutschland

Am 16.05. von 14.30 – 17.00 Uhr veranstaltet CGE Erfurt e.V. in Kooperation mit dem Belarusian Oral History Archive, dem Erinnerungsort Topf und Söhne und der Geschichtswerkstatt Leonid Lewin einen Themen-Nachmittag zu den Erinnerungskulturen in Weißrussland und Deutschland mit anschließender Diskussion im Erinnerungsort Topf und Söhne. Continue reading

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Solidarity Architects; Youth deconstructing walls of exclusion

Solidarity Architects; Youth deconstructing walls of exclusion

We live in times in which the overwhelming humanitarian crisis takes away lives, homes, well-being and dignity of millions of people on the move. Many of those people are exposed to extreme suffering. It happens on our watch. Many of us, who witness this suffering from the other side of the “wall” remain passive in face of injustice and, even if we want to act, we often
lack a clear idea where and how to start influencing and changing the situation for better. In the surge of such a vast and overwhelming crisis we are often unable to see the value and significance of small-scale actions. Continue reading

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