(metinalista.si) Vedno imam odprtih več knjig

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Ne morem se pohvaliti, da sem najbolj discipliniran bralec. Malokatero knjigo preberem od prve do zadnje strani, vedno imam odprtih več. Pravtako je večino časa nabor izrazito raznovrsten in obsega tako znanstvene knjige o ekonomiji, zunanji politiki in družbi kot tudi leposlovje. Kljub temu pa se v mojih rokah v zadnjem času najpogosteje znajdejo zapisi, ki odkrivajo drugačne plati Amerike (in sodobnega kapitalizma): revščino, diskriminacijo, nemoč. Vse od izbruha krize in selitve čez Atlantik so to teme, na katere sem veliko bolj pozoren, s svojim pisanjem za Večer jih skušam približati tudi bralcem v Sloveniji…

(Zeloten zapis o mojih bralnih navadah na Metini listi, spletni postaji za osebe širokih pogledov in aktivnega duha.)

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Back from Berlin & alumni meetings

I’m back from a cold weekend in Berlin. I love the city, I’ve spent some 5 month living there in 2003, when I did the internship with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). I’ve previously also spent 2 weeks attending the summer school of DGAP in 2002. And work brought me to Berlin very often in the past years…every time I go there with pleasure.

But to the weekend. All the participants from the various Summer Schools, New Faces Conferences and people that have spent working at the DGAP, are tied into the Alumni Network that is being supported by the DGAP’s International Forum on Strategic Thinking. And we had a great Alumni meeting in 2005, now followed this weekend with its 2nd Edition. The concept is good and it provides both a bit of intellectual stimulus and some fun. Continue reading