Stadt Im Dialog 3: Study Visit

Stadt Im Dialog 3: Study Visit

In the context of “growth of urban activism in small Russian cities through P2P learning” the “Stadt im Dialog 3” project just had its second activity carried out: a visit to some of Germany’s best examples on community-based initiatives tackling urban improvement. A group of 12 Russian urban activists had the chance to experience these projects and listen the stories directly from the experts. Continue reading

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HiER SPIELEN WIR! – Bringing the Neighbourhood Together

HiER SPIELEN WIR! – Bringing the Neighbourhood Together

Last Sunday, CGE and our Greek Fellow Mariana Anthropelou joined forces to bring local families together for an interactive day of play in Erfurt. The event was the first in a series that seeks to foster neighborhood cohesion through the creation of collaborative playgrounds and is part of our ongoing collaboration with START! Create Cultural Change – a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in Greece. Continue reading

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Staring at Goats – Kick-off meeting in Weimar

Staring at Goats – Kick-off meeting in Weimar

As is the good custom between friends and colleagues, some things are best discussed in person. Thus, the project consortium of the Europe for Citizens – Remembrance project “Staring at Goats – Propaganda, Scapegoating and the Other 1918-2018” met last week in historic Weimar to share their visions and ideas how to best plan, frame and implement the project’s 13 events and campaign in the five partner countries. Continue reading

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CGE goes Freiraumgalerie during the World Commons Week

CGE goes Freiraumgalerie during the World Commons Week

Last Saturday CGE was invited to get to know Freiraumgalerie’s work. This collective has been revitalising Halle through public art, urban planning and local participation. In the Freiimfelder neighbourhood their work has gone from wall painting to common area construction. To share their experience and inspire others, they invited CGE Erfurt e.V. for a visit during the World Commons Week. Continue reading

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