BORN IN GERMANY, SVEN SPENGEMANN WAS ELECTED LAST OCTOBER MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN PARLIAMENT FOR THE LIBERAL PARTY IN THE CONSTITUENCY OF MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, WHERE HE MOVED IN HIS MID-TEENS. INTERVIEW OF A COLLEGE ALUMNUS WHO ALSO SERVED IN THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION IN IRAQ FOR SEVEN YEARS. When he came to the College … More Sven Spengemann : « Often, the willingness of refugees to integrate is underestimated »
Erasmus+ is an important instrument to promote the inclusion of people with disadvantaged backgrounds, especially newly arrived migrants, in response to critical events affecting European countries.” (Page 7, 2016 Programme Guide) The yearly Erasmus+ Programme Guide was published late October last year. The grand majority of us are likely to be familiar with this … More Seeking +, not war
Are you still not sure if you can define your relationship in the College as a “couple”? You can definitely assume that you are part of the College of Love if: Maybe you failed your exams, but for sure, you did not fail the most important one. After months of accurate analysis, comparative researches, detailed … More College of Love Vademecum
Having felt like dying from anxiety about asking your crush out for Valentine’s, you probably never asked yourself why this particular day was causing you so much stress? Why the 14th, why Valentine’s and why flowers and all this stuff? The origins are shrouded in mystery but go back to the late 3rd century … More Valentine’s day, what’s all the fuzz about?
By: Mario PAGANO Do moments when the rich and the poor share common social spaces still exist? One of the possible answers to this question is Music. There are few things still capable of building up a sense of integration, friendship and love in our society like Music does. In the last few years, I realized … More The Importance of Music in a Democracy
Face à une république Islamique d’Iran qui, suite à la levée des sanctions occidentales, est la puissance montante de la région, l’Arabie Saoudite apparait isolée et fait cavalier seul. De manière assez inhabituelle, la dynastie des Al-Saoud prend des risques dans sa confrontation avec Téhéran alors que le pays est confronté à plusieurs défis majeurs, … More Dangereuses tensions dans le golfe Persique
Cette histoire commence en séminaire de régulation des services du département de droit. En apparence, rien à voir avec les réfugiés. Et puis à un moment, le professeur cherche à donner un exemple sur les services sociaux, et évoque alors une excursion qu’il a conduite sur l’île de Samos dans le cadre de l’Université Démocrite … More Exclure l’humanisme de Schengen ?
Almost one year ago, on 7 February 2015, there took place a controversial referendum on “the protection of traditional family“ in Slovakia. It was initiated by the conservative Alliance for Family with massive support from the Slovak Catholic Church and some political parties. Slovak voters were asked to express their opinion on three referendum questions. The … More Another kind of love? Slovakia’s ongoing commitment to the LGBT community
Who could find more idealistic approach towards the European Union than the one we saw during the Euromaidan in Ukraine? The events of 2013-2014 in Kyiv have proven true aspiration of Ukrainian citizens to share European values and to stand for a rapprochement with the European Union. Since then, slogans and manifestos from the street … More Ukrainian dream vis-à-vis European Union
My relationship is not a political statement. These are the words I repeated to myself over and over again when I first started going out with my boyfriend. But I’ve come to realise that these words were highly naive, and that my relationship is inevitably political. Every single act of affection I make is an … More The Love that Dare Not Speak its Name