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SUits off; BEERcome A Change maker 2018

From the 4th to the 18th of August AEGEE-Bamberg, AEGEE-Erfurt and AEGEE-Dresden jointly organized the Travelling Summer University  ‘SUits off; BEERcome A Change maker!’. Summer Universities are exchange projects that last two weeks and bring young Europeans together to foster intercultural understanding. Annually around two to three thousand young people embark on these adventures all over the continent to immerse themselves in foreign cultures, learn and educate themselves in various fields from Civic Education to Self-Development and to experience a common European identity. Above that, this year the Summer University project had its thirtieth anniversary since foundation in 1988!

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Position paper on the violent protests in Chemnitz.

After the fatal death of a 35 years old man in the night of August 25th in Chemnitz, far-right demonstrations have unsettled the eastern German town on Monday August 27th, with approximately 6,000 upset and partly violent protesters. This is was due to the arrest of two Syrian and Iraqi men, who are accused to have stabbed the man. Hundreds of identifiable neo-Nazis  but also several thousand ordinary citizen of the region seemingly joined forces in order to oppose the current political system and the measures chancellor Merkel took to solve the so called migration crisis in 2015 while also mourning the loss of one of their fellow citizens.

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