Moving people – with street football

Moving people – with street football Germany finances foreign cultural and educational policy to the tune of some 1.6 billion euros annually. The projects are diverse, but the goal is well-defined. It’s about promoting dialogue. At the Menschen bewegen Forum, people from all over the worldt came to Berlin to exchange ideas, and inspire each [...]

By | May 28th, 2016|Check in to Berlin|Comments Off on Moving people – with street football

One Year in Berlin: From Rugby to Football

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo As I mentioned in my previous post it’s crunch time here at the Freie Universität as students continue to prepare for exams and write their term papers. That doesn’t mean, however, that I haven’t found time for leisure. After all, I’m only here for a few [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|Berlin, General|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: From Rugby to Football

World Cup Blog: Watching the Cup From Germany

by Julia Paterson, @julialpaterson German culture meets Brazilian culture. Photo copyright dpa   Living in Germany, I've been observing how German football fans here in Tübingen are collectively responding to the World Cup. Here follow some fieldnotes: 1) Football inspires a passion in Germans that you would never foresee, if you have etched [...]

By | July 2nd, 2014|FIFA World Cup 2014, Football, Soccer|1 Comment

World Cup Blog: Germany vs Algeria, Too Close for Comfort

by Joshua Burns A fan reacts to last night's game. Photo copyright dpa The German National team beat a feisty Algerian squad yesterday to advance into the quarterfinals for an unprecedented 16th time. The match stayed pretty uneventful for most of regular time. With both teams pressing attack at times and both teams [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|FIFA World Cup 2014, Football, General, Soccer|1 Comment

World Cup Blog: Copa América

by Momen Mamdouh, @momenovic  Photo copyright dpa It seems that the World Cup is gradually turning out to be Copa América with the elimination of the European teams. The performance of the teams of South America is extremely good that makes us wonder about the reason of this extraordinary performance which I think can [...]

By | June 27th, 2014|FIFA World Cup 2014, Football, General, Soccer|1 Comment

World Cup Blog: Leading the Pack

by Matt Lines, @inmanicputer Photo copyright dpa As the World Cup moves on into the knockout stages now seems the right time to have a look at the nations which have impressed the most and look like genuine title challengers. Spain, Italy, England, Croatia, and potentially Portugal have all been knocked out, so who [...]

By | June 27th, 2014|FIFA World Cup 2014, Football, General, Soccer|Comments Off on World Cup Blog: Leading the Pack

World Cup Blog: How to Pick Your Team, A Scottish Perspective

by Julia Paterson German culture meets Brazilian culture. Photo copyright dpa In my introductory post, I suggested that, being a citizen of a country (Scotland) which is not represented at the upcoming World Cup, I can enjoy the peculiar pleasure of not having my heart tied as strongly as the ‘real’ fans to [...]

By | June 13th, 2014|FIFA World Cup 2014, Football, General, Soccer|Comments Off on World Cup Blog: How to Pick Your Team, A Scottish Perspective