Project Diary: German sports student Fabian Otte about his research journey in India

Right now he is studying sports at famous University Deutsche Sporthochschule in Cologne, Germany. In 2019 Fabian Otte took a trip to India – combining his passion for sports and game playing with his studies. For the transatlantic diablog Otte recaps his trip to the sub-continent. “140 subjects in three weeks? Sounds unrealistic – but it is not, at least not in India,” Otte says. … Continue reading Project Diary: German sports student Fabian Otte about his research journey in India

Exchange for vital Neighborhoods: How six cities in Europe and the USA connect to learn from each other

Six cities. Three in Europe, three in the United States. And one common topic, as social coordinator Jochen Schäfer from Cologne, Germany says. It is about vital neighborhood. Representatives of cities like New Orleans, Detroit, Turin, Cologne or Brussels visit each other and learn from each other. Among them urban planners, community networkes and volunteering citizens. After flying to Detroit, now Cologne representatives welcomed Maria … Continue reading Exchange for vital Neighborhoods: How six cities in Europe and the USA connect to learn from each other

From surfing to photography, Porsche and New Zealand | meeting Photographer Stephan Romer in his Düsseldorf studio

It is a Tuesday morning in his studio and gallery in Düsseldorf. Photographer Stephan Romer is preparing some recent work for further treatments. A few hours before he is leaving for a 30 hours plus flight to New Zealand. “My wife is a Kiwi,” Stephan Romer says. Originally from Düsseldorf, western Germany, he now shares his time between the remote island in the pacific and … Continue reading From surfing to photography, Porsche and New Zealand | meeting Photographer Stephan Romer in his Düsseldorf studio