Let’s talk! We started our second and last day with the perfectly hosted workshop. Although this is my personal opinion, I strongly believe that the rest of group would agree with me on that statement. We were visited by Tanja Hille and her colleague Cristina from the Progressives Zentrum, which…

September 5, 2017 | Kamilla Kh read more...

SExI arguments for the EU

On our last day in the EAB we dived into argumentation structure and debating. Christina and Tanja, two master students who have been participating in debating competitions for six years, introduced us to the art of making a good and relevant argument. In an interesting and diverting workshop we learned…

September 5, 2017 | SJG read more...

Debate until the end!

Today, at the morning we were pleased to host two coordinators from Progressive Zentrum. They told and showed us how the British Parliamentary Style functions. I would like to note that we got a lot of practical and useful information. The lesson had two parts: Firstly we were taught how…

September 5, 2017 | miquel read more...

Debating the Brit style! Sending a message to Europe!

P.: Today’s day was one of the most interesting of the workshop project. We got two experts from the Free University of Berlin who taught us how to properly debate in British parliamentary style, with creating our arguments, defending them and establishing some outputs. Afterwards we were supposed to create…

September 5, 2017 | O.W. read more...

Let’s debate. Follow us in Berlin!

In our opinion today’s seminar was by far the best one. The debate by Tanya and Christina was very engaging, quick-paced as well as a whole new experience for all of us. For the next time it would be better  to have a second round in order to built on…

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Opening the stage for different views…

  The Topic: Good and Bad Communication in Europe   The destinations: The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation & the magazine DIALOG; the Czech Centre Berlin The speakers: Editor, project coordinator, journalist, freelance writer, and consultant The story: On Monday morning, our quest for a better understanding of freedom of speech…

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The day of Polish-German cooperation

This morning, we were invited to the office of DIALOG, a German-Polish magazine which is published by the German-Polish Association. Topics were the Polish German relations, the media landscape in Poland and the current situation on freedom of press. The media landscape in Poland compared to Germany as Mrs. Stekel,…

September 4, 2017 | miquel read more...

A breath of freedom. Follow us in Berlin!

Day fourth was marked by the visits to the places where Polish, German and Czech cultures meet and intertwine. Once again, we differed in opinions and our impressions were distinct. This time we want to share them with you separately, so that you can see how different nationalities (and personalities)…

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Good communication, bad communication in Europe

Monday 4 September 2017 First, we visited today the German-Polish Magazine DIALOG. We met Sabine Stekel, an editor of the magazine, a very interesting and impressive person. We got a lot of information about the relationship between Germany and Poland. Especially interesting was the change she told us about now…

September 4, 2017 | Claire P. read more...

“DIALOG” and other conversations

Time flies so fast when you’re in a good company. It’s hard to believe we’ve already spent 4 days at the European Academy Berlin. Today, we had a unique opportunity to visit the editorial board of a Polish-German magazine “DIALOG” and talk to one of the editors, Ms Sabine Stekel. She…

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Our first impressions from the seminar

How often does one get a chance to compare the media in the different EU countries through spontaneously interviewing passers-by in the vibrant streets of Berlin? Turns out that was exactly what our small trinational Czech-German-Polish team did as a part of the exchange program “Check against delivery” dedicated to…

September 3, 2017 | O.W. read more...

Welcome Europeans! The beginings and city exploration.

Day 1 – Friday – Aleksandra S. Our adventure with the Check against delivery seminar started on Friday, the 1st of September. It’s already Sunday evening and I wonder… where did those hours go? As so much happened during the weekend, I could swear it wasn’t more than a day….

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The search for answers begins!

  Next Stop Potsdamer PLatz #RoadtripBerlin   WELCOME Europeans. This slogan welcomed us when we arrived on Friday September 1st in the European Academy Berlin in Grunewald. WE, that is a trinational group of a Czechs, German and Polish academics. The summer academy began in the only right way: with…

September 3, 2017 | SJG read more...

Friends or Foes?

Today is the second day of our stay, it is saturday and it is also the day we are asked to explore the city of Berlin. We got an envelope with the instructions and tasks. The main question that we needed to answer was: Friends or Foes? The evolution of…

September 3, 2017 | miquel read more...

Surveing the power of mass media. Follow us in Berlin!

Exploring Berlin. Meeting people from various countries, different origin and descent. Getting an insight view of journalist work. Comparing, disagreeing, discussing. This is a brief sum-up of our first days at the European Academy Berlin. The first day of the workshop was the most laid-back one. It was devoted just…

September 3, 2017 | JZ read more...

Olga Chladkova background

Political scientist, studied at FU Berlin and FAU Erlangen 2002-2006 freelance journalist for Nürnberger Nachrichten, Radio Z and rfi/bbc Europe 2007-2008 assistant of a Member of European Parliament (SPD/Ulrich Stockmann) since 2008 working as a journalist and senior producer for ARD German TV studio Brussels

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Welcome to the blog of #checkagainstdelivery

In this blog you will find exciting and informative posts about the experiences and impressions of the participants of the youth exchange “check against delivery – raising awareness for freedom of speech and its limits” very soon. Stay tuned to follow the progress!  

August 30, 2017 | European Academy Berlin read more...