27.02.2017

Erdoğan – the new father of Turkey?

A De Balie affiliate debate

Dictator-in-waiting or man of the people? De Balie look at Erdoğan's rise to power and discuss Turkey's future under his leadership after a year full of turmoil. In the midst of regional conflict, is Turkey now on its way to becoming a dictatorship or is Erdoğan the new father of the people and a figure of stability in troubled times?
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06.02-13.03.2017

The Barcelona debate: old Europe, new utopias

A CCCB affiliate series of talks

Towards a new Europe With a succession of crises and an ageing population, Europe can feel like it has seen better days. With this series CCCB looks for Europe's new utopias, asking what we can learn from our past achievements and how we can establish new ones moving forwards.
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29.11-02.12.2016

Aktionstage: refugees – migration – democracy

A multipartner associate symposium

Forwards through adversity The influx of newcomers to Europe's shores overwhelmed many states and threw our politics into disarray, but, where states failed, civil society often stepped into the breach. How can we learn from the actions of the past year and historical examples to ensure that civil action strengthens our democracies going forwards?
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11-17.11.2016

CEF 2016: antidotes to despair

A Project Forum discussion forum

Beyond placebos The 2016 edition of the Central European Forum looked for antidotes to despair in a region staggering under the weight of anti-democratic sentiment. How can we deal with the variety of nihilisms with which we find ourselves confronted and what must we do to ensure that our liberal democracies adapt to the many challenges posed by globalisation?
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27.09.2016

Migration to and from Europe

A Freiblickinstitut Time to Talk debate

A literary journey The Freiblickinstitut looks at migration, immigration and exile in a full day comprising both a readathon and a debate. Through literature and discussion they look at how we talk about the movement of peoples and at past scenarios of both such movements and of individual experience.
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23-25.09.2016

Vienna Humanities Festival 2016

An IWM & Wien Museum festival, in cooperation with TTT

A world in flux September 2016 sees Vienna's first ever Vienna Humanities Festival. Under this year's motto, andernorts/out of place, the festival will feature around 40 discussions, readings and talks on the movement of ideas, objects and people, seeking to provide clarity on the constant flow of the modern world around us. Watch the recordings!

04.03.2016

Exit Europe?

A European Alternatives / Talk Real affiliate debate

Splendid isolation? With the issue causing divisions in the government and polls suggesting that the referendum on the UK's continued membership of the European Union is currently too close to call, Talk Real visited London to look both at the referendum itself and at its implications for the rest of Europe.
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06.04.2015

Does migration intensify distrust in institutions?

A TTT debate by The Red House

Coming over here, taking our... How do migration and institutional mistrust relate to one another? As we see a new wave of populism feed on and promote fears of migration, then grow large on the backs of the distrust it has sewn, The Red House looks to untangle the many woven threads linking populism, migration and institutional mistrust. Watch the video highlights!

29.10.2014

(Dis)trusting one another. The various faces of the other in contemporary Europe.

A Kultura Liberalna TTT debate

A failed experiment...? Kultura Liberalna tackles the problem of a re-emergent European right, looking at the status of multiculturalism in Europe and asking what steps we need to take to emerge from the fear of the other, which seems to presently be retaking much of the continent. Has multiculturalism failed and what is the future of migration in Europe?
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13.09.2014

What kind of integration do we need?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

The letter of the law? Following the eviction of a family activists looked to improve the integration and conditions of Roma living in Poland. One measure adopted was a series of workshops, which promoted co-operation between the stakeholders involved. On the conclusion of these workshops, Krytyka Polityczna brought state, civil society and local Roma together to discuss their outcomes, resulting in this debate.
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01.02.2012

Between reason and religion

A deBuren TTT debate

Integration The well known Islamic Philosopher Tariq Ramadan discusses the integration of Muslims within Western societies and the ramification of the Arab Spring. How will it change the relationship between the West and the Middle East and what does it mean for European Muslims?
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