In our previous entry, we looked at the new skills that people need in order to stay relevant for the shifting job markets across the globe. This article focuses on how these skills can be fostered and properly developed both in the young generations to come, but also for existing workers, who desperately need to […]
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Humanity has gone through multiple cycles of societal evolution and decay. But never before has human ingenuity output more innovation and at a faster rate than today. Yet this new suddenly fast paced environment has caught us by surprise and created many divisions along lines such as income or political ideology. We had gone through […]
We live in a time of major shifts and upheavals. Technology changes everything around us from (geo-)politics, the environment, markets and the media, to how we structure our very daily lives. But what drives all of these changes and are we getting closer to the end of this wild ride or is this just the […]
Throughout Europe’s many bloody wars, countless cultures and languages were marginalised and lost. Celtic history is particularly full of these invasions. Whether it was Julius Cesar’s attack on Gaul, the Viking invasion of Scotland, or the invasion of the Saxons in Anglia, Celts had to endure much strife and have been driven almost extinct as […]
Italy boasts 12 aptly called “historical language communities,” and countless more dialects and variations. With Italian often regarded as the Latin legacy, it is not widely known that there actually exist languages which resemble the Roman forefather even more than the romantic and notoriously melodical lingua we are familiar with. In fact, Italy is home […]
The Iberian Peninsula encapsulates the culturally rich Spain and Portugal, where apart from the obvious Spanish and Portuguese, an array of regional languages also scatter the land. I asked young people from some of the peninsula’s various regional language communities to share their experiences and thoughts about their unique linguistic heritage. Spain is an especially […]
The EU currently boasts 24 official languages, demonstrating an impressive linguistic diversity. However, the European community is also home to numerous regional languages to add to this total, from Sicilian to Silesian, Gaelic to Basque. What do these less-spoken tongues, scattered across all four corners of Europe, have in common? Are they fading out of […]