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Early Spring in Berlin

Berlin lakes invite for early spring outings nearby around, while the city is packed with tourists who like to stay outside in the parks 🙂 … fashion week 2018 lies behind those who try to beautify the German capital in its ever-ending stage of waiting for BER, international airport-to-be: 2018 is IT, or not yet …? 2022 ?

Doha’s False Venice

Doha_False_Venice Lebanese anthropologist Rawane Nasif has created a beautiful scenery with her 12′ film (2016, 12 min. Arabic) at the Berlinale 2017. The film, entitled Sokun Al Sulhufat “Turtles are Always Home” reflects the “false Venice” of real estate reality, shown at the Berlinale (my personal highlight)!

berlinsights 2017

Berlin-tempelhofGreetings to all! Happy winter days and nights on earth in 2017 wishes #berlinsights with Susanne and all her team!

We are happy to cooperate with! Thanks to Berlin’s local business chamber and the project of LOK.STARTup CAMP international,  Arab citizens who took refuge in Berlin may start a business! For more information on how to start, please see:

PS: former TEMPELHOF site hosts some 1000 refugees from several countries and regions, in particular the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

While Germany discusses precarious work …


… the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security works on EU-funded project activities to ‘ … increase the adaptability of tradesmen and craftsmen and women by investing more in human capital towards more sustainable economic growth’ …

Below, see recent findings on precarious work at

Protective Gaps and the Role of Social Dialogue in Germany
Research team: Karen Jaehrling, Claudia Weinkopf, Ines Wagner
Institute for Work, Skills and Training (IAQ) University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
November 2016