15.11.2012

Truth and Love

A Project Forum TTT event
Truth and Love Debate 2012

Political Honesty In a time of European crisis the Central European Forum looks at the work of Václav Havel and aks where the rising tide of hatred in our societies is coming from, what role aggressive modern variants of populism are playing in this process and how we can stay true to the core values of love and truth.
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06.11.2012

(at) Home in Europe

A Coolpolitics TTT debate
(At) Home in Europe Debate

Identity What is European identity, where is it located and for what reasons do we as Europeans feel at home? We often consider ourselves to be of specific regional and national backgrounds, but, upon analysis, how realistic exactly are these identities in the modern pluralistic world we live in?
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20.10.2012

European Spring?

An Institute of Ideas debate
European Spring Debate

Political Unrest Is European politics starting to witness new forms of participation which could lead to a European equivalent of the recent Arab Spring or are we just seeing a rise in the superficial politics of populism? What is the reality of European politics today and how can we expect it to look in the future?
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08.10.2012

Riots and revolutions: Europe’s young radicals?

An Institute of Ideas debate
Riots and Revolutions Debate

Youth Radicalism When the Arab Spring was sparked off by youth led protests, a string of copycat demonstrations occurred throughout Europe as the previously apathetic Western youth refound its voice. As Europe's economic woes continue, the Institute of Ideas considers where this new rebelliousness may lead.
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01.10.2012

Occupy in “European”

A Depot TTT debate
occupy auf europäisch 1

Protest In order to keep the memory of political occupations alight, Depot, Vienna, brings us back to Europe and takes a closer look at the European traditions of occupation as a political tool. Examples both past and present are discussed by those with personal experience of what they speak.
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31.01.2012

An evening of indignation

A deBuren TTT debate
Protest

Political Unrest As frustration builds in the wake of the financial crisis, more and more people are taking to the streets to voice their frustrations. How should we perceive these outbursts, are they the start of something new which will change our understanding of politics or more ephemera whose longevity is to be doubted?
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