Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Rupali Naik, brings her year abroad in Munich to life and gives us an insight into what she has learned so far.
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Emma Wallace, explores in detail how you can deal with loneliness on your year abroad and gives examples of her and her friends’ strategies to overcome these “study abroad blues”.
Set in provincial 1891 Germany, with a backdrop of religious and parental repression, Spring Awakening is a daring exploration of adolescence and sexual awakening. a daring exploration of adolescence and sexual awakening Through the angsty and delicate rock score, a group of teenagers demonstrate the painful yet beautiful story of growing up, discovering new feelings and […]
Back in October, I attended my first class on Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde. It was a first for many reasons: mainly due to how the lesson was conducted – much to my surprise, in both English and German. I knew that German would be spoken to some extent, I am in Munich after all, but […]
Considering the development of the modern printing press took place in fifteenth-century Mainz, western Germany, it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that the landscape of German media consumption today looks as strong as its economy. In recent years, the outlook of printed newspapers in the UK has been bleak; it is perhaps best […]
The gay community has been slowly making strides toward legislative progress in the Western world, with Australia recently having voted in support of gay marriage. Yet the world still has leaps and bounds to go when it comes to equality everywhere, whilst some countries legalize same-sex couples adoptions, others criminalize same sex relationships. Features writers explore the world of LGBTQ+ movements around the globe. […]
For those who realised, as there had been arguably little media coverage of it, there’s an aspect of poignancy in the European headlines this week. Whilst the announcement was made earlier in the week that Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union have reached a deal to form a coalition with the Social Democratic Party six months […]
On the same day it was announced in December that Brexit talks were ready to move into the second phase, German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed her party allies at a Brussels summit and spoke of Europe needing a strong German government, more than ever before. Seven months since the Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU) failed […]
It’s a warm summer’s day in a beer garden, two men, who until now were at odds, toast to the future and share sweet bonding moment. A boy starts singing a catchy folk song about nature. The two men turn to listen, appearing joyful and at ease. We, the audience, gaze on his youthful face […]
L ast week Northern Irish World Cup dreams were shattered at the hands of Switzerland, ultimately by one incredibly controversial refereeing decision. A Swiss attempt struck Corry Evans on the back in the penalty area, but the referee saw differently. Evans was deemed to have handballed, conceding a penalty which AC Milan defender Ricardo Rodriguez […]