FutureLab Europe is proud to welcome its seventh generation

FutureLab Europe is proud to welcome its seventh generation to the programme!

Alba Biosca Alonso (Spain), Alin Gabriel Gramescu (Romania), Anna Saraste (Finland), Benjamin Wilhelm (Austria), Chrysi Chrysochou (Greece), Elisabetta Vitello (Italy), Emma Thomson (UK), Giovanni Moro (Italy), Iro Kaoukaki (Greece), Kawthar Karout (Sweden), Lourenço Jardim de Oliveira (Portugal), Marija Biljan (Croatia), Miriam Mona Mülller (Germany), Nina Brkuljan (Montenegro), Samson Son (France), Tuure-Eerik Niemi (Finland), David Timis (Romania) and Yulia Gershinkova (Russia) have been selected for FutureLab Europe’s 2018 edition.

The state of the public debate: Polarization at play?

Posted on 31. August 2017 by Anna Kristense Naterstad Berg Harpviken

anna-harpvikenA few years ago, a headline reading: Erdoğan calls Merkel’s stance on EU membership ‘Nazism,’ would have made me raise an eyebrow. Today, such headlines seem entirely normal. This makes me wonder about the development of our news, and in particular about the state of the public debate. It seems as if the debates have gotten harsher, the statements bolder and the headlines bigger. At the same time, people appear increasingly convinced that they are right – less interested in dialogue and reflection. As a student of psychology, with a particular interest in interactions between people and society, this development has both fascinated and frightened me over the last couple of years.

What to do about Turkey´s EU membership bid?

Posted on 31. August 2017 by Doris Manu

doris-manuNearly one year ago, Turkey faced a domestic crisis of international significance, which interrupted the summer holidays of many, including those of the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. While the all too powerful Turkish leader was the only target of the putschists in mid-July 2016, the consequences of the attempted coup affected far more people than anyone could have imagined.

The premiere of the theatre play ‘refugee (woman) :)’ took place in Berlin

16. September 2017

The team behind FutureLab Europe's project Letters to Europe - female refugees telling their stories organised an event full of surprises and emotions for the official launch of the book "Letters to Europe - refugee women write" and the premier of the theatre performance "refugee (woman) : )" based on the stories of female refugees collected in the book.

Call for applications – FutureLab Europe 2018

The FutureLab Europe programme is selecting bright, active and young Europeans aged between 20 and 30 who want to play an active role in shaping the future of Europe by implementing a project with a civic impact. Selected participants will convene to Brussels in January 2018 for the FutureLab Europe Annual Forum – a four-day programme during … Continue reading Call for applications – FutureLab Europe 2018