- -While travelling the Balkans, I often notice how backward much of the media coverage is, despite having all the opportunities and the consciousness to offer a more sophisticated reporting. The publications don't live up to the niveau they could. At the same time, brilliant newspapers like "Feral Tribune" can't survive financially. This session is discussing how the work of journalists from the Balkans can be linked with the work of those in the rest of Europe.
- Mobility & City-The Resilient Thessaloniki Tour offers a tour of the city through a resilience lens. Thessaloniki experienced a big earthquake, a fire that destroyed the city center, and major population changes around the World Wars as it lost its Jewish population and received refugees from Asia Minor. Today, there are organizations and citizen groups leading new initiatives for social inclusion and a growing tech, startup and creative ecosystem. Our Resilience Tour will introduce you to the city through stories and interesting facts that you can take with you as you explore the city center.
- -Polls and predictions could not foresee the wide appeal of voting for Brexit, for Trump, against the predictions, against the future that was set in the numbers. As worrisome as these phenomenons may be, we can see some hope in this turn against data-driven-determinism. How could we seize this call to action to reignite our political imagination and reclaim the future?
- re:publica-Search and rescue workers in Syria are extraordinary people working in the most difficult of circumstances. Supply lines for the vital equipment they need have been disconnected - aid convoys haven't always made it through. This session will present the story of how a small team of Syrian engineers in Syria connected with leading engineers in Europe to design and make search and rescue equipment themselves. It is a story about the how the maker movement is making a difference at the cutting edge of aid.
- -The purpose of this session is to present online-tools which are are suitable for drug-users and explain why or how they work and why some online-tools are not recommended for active drug users. It whould be also interesting to show up the experiences of Greece in the mentioned project.
Join the Call for Participation for both editions of re:publica in Ireland and Greece in September 2017. We’re looking forward to your ideas for lectures, meetups and lightning talks – the final deadline ends on 16 July 2017.
Gia sou Thessaloniki! The re:publica team invites you to join them for the first round table. Come to the kick-off for the first re:publica in Thessaloniki on 29 May 2017 in Greece.
We just closed out the #rp17 and are already getting started on planning the next round. But not without you! Give us your feedback and win tickets.
We’re still in the middle of the #rp17, but that’s not it for this year! Let’s re:connect EUROPE – and join us on our trip to Ireland and Greece.
Dublin – Thessaloniki – Berlin: We’re bringing these cities together in our re:connecting EUROPE Space at the #rp17. Take part and secure yourself tickets to the re:publica in May.