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Allan Huglstad - research about Greek and Romans

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Allan Huglstad

Allan Huglstad is a retired officer from the Royal Danish Defense College. He has been educated in general staff (Denmark), humanitarian law (Italy), logistics (Denmark), intelligence (UK) and pedagogy (Denmark).

The Three Knights – taken from gallery Gernot Rammer

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The Three Knights – taken from the gallery Gernot Rammer

Once upon a time there lived three grand and of course very famous knights. The knight Heinz with the long sword, the knight Bert with the long beard and the knight Fritz with the spear at the Spitz.

Hike to the Kloppstock spring and to the Bismarck tower

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Hike to the Kloppstock spring and to the Bismarck tower

After visiting the state school in Pforta and getting to know one of it´s “master students”, Friedrich Gottlieb Kloppstock (we will report after the introduction), we also wanted to hike the circular hiking trail to the Bismarck Tower, which begins at the school and which leads to a spring named with writers name.

Shakespeare’s - playwright, actor and businessman

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Shakespeare’s - playwright, actor and businessman

Understandably, we also wanted to use our stay in England near the medieval town of Stratford-upon-Avon to learn a little more about the author Shakespeare, because some of his works were still too good to remember in school and college.

Angelika Wesner - Watching, Writing and Traveling

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Angelika Wesner - Watching, Writing and Traveling

After some years of traveling, the author of the series SOKO Camper, cabaret artist "Renaade Stempfle" and Camper Angelika Wesner was able to turn her passion into a profession.

Namık Kuyumcu - Piya Publication & Public Relation

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Namık Kuyumcu

He was born in 15th September 1961 in Konya, Ereğli. He finished primary and high school where he was born. In 1980, he was arrested by the 12th September military court and underwent a trial for the 141-146 articles of the Turkish Criminal Code. He was forced to stay as a prisoner in different prisons in the country. He was banned. He could not continue his higher education.

The Pull of an Idyll as Years Pass By / By Vendela Vida

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The Pull of an Idyll as Years Pass

I discovered the Datca Peninsula, in the southwestern corner of Turkey, purely by accident. This was in 2005. I’d never been to Turkey and was trying to find a rental house somewhere — anywhere on any coast of the country — where my husband and I could spend the month of June. 

Yasar Kemal - The Wind from the Plain

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Yasar Kemal - The Wind from the Plain

Yaşar Kemal (born Kemal Sadık Gökçeli  1923) is one of Turkey's leading writers.  He has long been a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, on the strength of Memed, My Hawk.

Simply Listen for Once … Björn Kern © Qantara.de 2010

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Simply Listen for Once … Björn Kern

The Yollarda project has invited 48 European authors to Turkey – and among them was the young Berlin author Björn Kern. He offers us his views on why Turks have such a negative view of Germans and what could be undertaken to turn things around.

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