Four Seasons by Romeo Castellucci

“Please, don’t forget to take earplugs”—the girl with a tray of small blue things made me feel nervous even before Four Seasons by Romeo Castellucci started. However, the aural risk didn’t scare off Berliners and tourists alike – the show was entirely sold out. Castellucci is originally from Italy but has created most of his performances in Avignon,

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A Trip to the South Seas

When venturing to the Ethnologisches Museum on October 20th, many of the students in Laura Scuriatti’s Museums, Literature and Collections class were in the midst of writing midterm papers due that evening. As the group was waiting for the tour to start and the stragglers to join the rest, you could find students sleeping on

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A Visit to Sachsenhausen

On the morning of 13th of October, a small group of ECLA students gathered at the Platanenstrasse tram station, the majority of which preparing to go on a trip for their classes – Introduction to Human Rights with Prof. Kerry Bystrom, and Berlin: An Experiment in Modernity with Prof. Florian Becker. The destination: Sachsenhausen Concentration

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Willkommen in Berlin!

Each year ECLA of Bard introduces its students to the city’s dynamic past and present, in an exciting and diverse 3-day programme led by faculty, staff, and alumni. This year’s large selection of walking tours presented new and returning students alike with the cumbersome task of making their choices. The programme featured a poetry night,

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The Encased World

Spring has finally arrived after a seemingly interminable winter, and people are out and about enjoying the sun and the sights of Berlin. Different parts of the city offer their respective attractions like the tour favourite Museuminsel, or Prenzlauer Berg with its hip, bohemian atmosphere. Dahlem – the district that is home to Freie Universität,

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