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Impressions by Sam Abraham

I'm not used to getting overly comfortable in public spaces - it's not common in India (but not completely alien). Germany, and I suppose other parts of Europe as well, live in the open. You could buy a bottle of beer and just hang out at a park or near a lake (both of which were surprisingly many in number and accessible). People bring things to get comfortable - blankets, music players, barbecue grills, whatever is fun. Even busy city centres are always crowded by people who are not in a hurry. There's music and food. And because I was living in a cramped apartment room in a hostel, it helped that I could go out, walk to the nearest park, sit, drink and eat my meal. I did not think access to clean, safe, fun public spaces for all was important, but it really is. It helps deal with stress in a way that watching a movie in your apartment just does not. I liked how 'ownership' of it was 'shared' - not belonging to anyone, not exclusive to anyone.


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Impressions
Visit to New Delhi
Field trip
Visit to the State Chancellory in Stuttgart
Visit to New Delhi
Panel Discussion on Climate change
Visit to the EU Parliament
Program Partners
Indo-German Media Network
Visit to ZDF
Townhall Reception
Visit to New Delhi
Newsroom Insights
Program Partners
Visit to the Centre for Science and Environment
Output 2019
Output 2019
Visit to Ralegan Siddhi
Visit to Stuttgart
Meeting in Berlin
Workshop in Berlin
Visit to Dresden
Visit to Stuttgart
Visit to Stuttgart
Visit to New Delhi
Meeting with HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar
Field trip
A visit to Timbaktu Collective in rural Andhra Pradesh
Townhall Reception
Meeting with the Mayor of Hamburg Mr. Olaf Scholz
Visit to the Centre for Science and Environment
Meeting with Sunita Narain
Visit to Ralegan Siddhi
Meeting with noted social activist Anna Hazare
Visit to Stuttgart
Discussion with Experts at the Foundation
Meeting in Berlin
Preparatory workshop for German fellows
Workshop in Berlin
Cross Border Journalism Training Workshop with Alumni and current fellows
Visit to Dresden
Meeting with the Mayor of Dresden, Mr. Dirk Hilbert
Visit to Stuttgart
Meeting at the State Ministry
Visit to Stuttgart
Tour of the SWR Studio
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