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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS About the project The participants of the summer school, organized by the Hans Farmont Foundation, are invited to spend time with young people from Europe on a ten-day sailing trip in Greece and Turkey. On the foundation’s sail boat, the fellows receive the opportunity to realise a project idea concerning Europe, to…

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Day 5 – Lack of Leadership

During the last session of the summer school the topic discussed was “Lack of Leadership in EU Institutions – Looking for a better framework for common decision-making” The EU has entered an era of transformation, facing challenges of a global scale and facing a rise in nationalism and populism and with the legitimacy of the…

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Day 4 – Human Rights and the Migrant and Refugee Crises

Topic: ‘Human Rights and the Migrant and Refugee Crisis: Treatment of asylum-seekers in Europe’ The keynote speech focused on exploring how the EU has dealt with the large numbers of asylum seekers entering or attempting to enter its space from 2015 until today. The general framework to which it was connected was the dilemma between…

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Day 2 – Bubbles and Collaborations

We are diving into critical discussions, questions of self-reflection about privilege and ideas for sustainable change. After focussing on philosophical and anthropologist approaches to the definition of collaboration and being more than just an individual in a sealed and closed space, but rather always being a part of bigger pictures, encounters and relations with other…

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5. Online Meeting

After four days of getting to know each other, inspiring discussions and thought-provoking questions the first part of the our online summer school has been coming to an end. We used the day to reflect on our take-aways and our feelings regarding the past four days. Our team discussions revolved around topics such as the…

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Time to explore. Time to discuss. Time to connect. We offer time and space for an open exchange of ideas. The participants of the summer school, organized by the Hans Farmont Foundation, are invited to spend time with young people from Europe on a ten-day sailing trip in Greece and Turkey. On the foundation’s sail…

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Blog – Greek adventure

Thanks to our former participant Michelle Lindhardt for this great blog entry about our Summer School Programme! “I can tell you one thing; It has been one of the best experiences of my life which I will remember for the rest of my life and always be eternally grateful for.” follow this link:

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Greetings from Marleen

The Marleen is out of the water and ready for winter. We would like to thank everyone for a great season! We are already looking forward to 2020 and more summer schools on the sea. Greetings from the Marleen Crew

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DAY 6: MAKE REALITY SEXY AGAIN

Last night we haven’t slept much – we had to be awake and do the anchor shifts. Since we weren’t in a harbor, we had to take care of our boat not just sailing away from the bay. That was exhausting, but again gave us a time to reflect. After being awake for almost the…

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Day 6: Panormitis

Before 9am, we were on the waters again, off to the island of Panormitis. Wind and waves were plentiful, making for an interesting discussion experience while the Marleen waltzed the sea. The topic: European narratives and the potential of pan-European storytelling. Crew members agreed that European stories can be found anywhere – including on this…

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