12 episodes

What is solidarity? How can we foster it in our society and what are the limitations, challenges and opportunities for a solidary Europe? In this podcast series we are exploring this concept by traveling through Europe and beyond in search of a common narrative inspired by youth work and academic perspectives. Join us to talk solidarity!

Europe Talks Solidarity SALTO European Solidarity Corps

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What is solidarity? How can we foster it in our society and what are the limitations, challenges and opportunities for a solidary Europe? In this podcast series we are exploring this concept by traveling through Europe and beyond in search of a common narrative inspired by youth work and academic perspectives. Join us to talk solidarity!

    🇬🇧 10. In times of climate change, is it time to expand solidarity beyond humans?

    🇬🇧 10. In times of climate change, is it time to expand solidarity beyond humans?

    What does climate change have to do with solidarity? In this episode,  we’re exploring solidarity beyond the human species with Kerexu Yxapyry,  indigenous leader from the South of Brazil. Kerexu invites us to  explore our role as humans, the historic debt of Europe and the  importance of choosing the right words.

    • 25 min
    🇧🇷 10. Em tempos de mudanças climáticas, chegou a hora de expandir a solidariedade para além dos seres humanos?

    🇧🇷 10. Em tempos de mudanças climáticas, chegou a hora de expandir a solidariedade para além dos seres humanos?

    O que as mudanças climáticas têm a ver com solidariedade? Neste episódio vamos discutir solidariedade para além da espécie humana com Kerexu Yxapyry - líder indígena do povo Mbya Guarani na Terra Indígena Morro dos Cavalos, sul do Brasil. Kerexu nos convida a questionar nosso papel como humanos, a trazer à tona a profundidade da dívida histórica da Europa e a importância de analisar palavras enquanto estratégias.

    • 24 min
    9. How can we conjugate the word solidarity in present times?

    9. How can we conjugate the word solidarity in present times?

    How can COVID-19 be a starting point for more solidarity in Europe? That's the starting point for our conversation with Özgehan Şenyuva, a researcher and youth worker based in Turkey. Join us to hear Özgehan's thoughts on putting solidarity into action, the role of the joker effect, and how Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen differ in their activism.

    • 23 min
    8. How to avoid being a white saviour?

    8. How to avoid being a white saviour?

    In this episode, we are talking to Egyptian youth worker Amr Arafa, who wrote an article for the Europe Talks Solidarity series about the implications of putting "Solidarity" in the name of the European Solidarity Corps. With Amr we discuss the danger of hierarchies, the different layers of solidarity and the suggestions he has for young volunteers and the organisations that host them.

    • 20 min
    7. How can peace education create the soil for more solidarity?

    7. How can peace education create the soil for more solidarity?

    What's the importance of peace education? What's the connection between peace and solidarity? In this episode we talk to Rebecca Petz, a German peace educator about her Christian upbringing, different types of peace and regional differences in solidarity.

    • 17 min
    6. How can solidarity help to heal polarized societies?

    6. How can solidarity help to heal polarized societies?

    Join us on the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We're here to talk to Férgal Barr, a trainer and facilitator, about solidarity as a path for healing polarized societies. Drawing on the local history, Férgal talks about stretching ourselves, trips that never happened and the power of a shared cup of tea.

    • 22 min