This months update from the Berlin Hub will be the first out of many goodbyes and new welcomes – these updates will give an impression of how people who’ve lived here experienced their stay, and what the people joining (and re-joining) are looking forward to in the upcoming months. To not mesh together too many of these well start small.
Another month has gone by at the Berlin Hub. Much has happened, this time told again from the perspective of Hubmanager Ilja, on a rainy yet warm evening in Kreuzberg. Bringing the building together How often have you come together in the couryard like this? Never and how long have you been living in this […]
This month, Berlin Hubmanager Ilja is taking a step back from writing, to give the stage to Sen who will share her story of how she made a benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees happen at the Hub, with at least 70 attendees, 800€+ in donations gathered and a joyful time spent: On June 4, 1989, […]
This month at the hub saw many things: Spring truly started, Covid regulations are about to be relaxed a bit, and something that’s been on everyone’s minds – the war in Ukraine… Group Identity I myself was born in Russia 32 years ago before I came to Germany as a 4-year old and integrated with […]
To give you a better impression about what is happening during a typical month at the hub I’ll juxtapose the silly and the serious, the calm and the excited, the reflective and the carefree. Storytime This months theme is „Stories from our Cultures“. A somewhat obvious choice, given that the 11 people at the hub […]
It’s been a while since we updated you on the people actually living at the Berlin Hub right now. With our second-to-latest addition having joined in Mid November it’s about time to give you a comprehensive update: Amee combines many cultures in herself – half Egyptian / half Russian, she grew up in the U.S., […]
Once a month the hubs inform each other about what has happened during the last month. Below you’ll find a shortened version of the last Berlin Hub Update. Enjoy! Safety first Winter so far has been the time of big and important conversations between and within the hub(s). One (actually by now two) of them […]