Social Inclusion down Slaughterhouse Road

[video width="960" height="540" mp4="http://euroscopemag.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Abattoir-1.mp4"][/video]   An old abattoir seems like an unlikely place for cultural and social endeavours in the EU capital of Europe, yet it seems to be happening all under one roof –…

Religion at work, squaring the circle

“Infrabel provides places of worship for Muslim SNCB employees” wrote the Bulletin in 2015. After tis announce, the reactions were very emotional. Why do these measures provoke such hostility ? Isn’t it a step towards…

Growing Groningen

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=se27FcpqrKs#action=share[/embed] Alex Hendricks and Loly Velasco Out of the despair and misery caused by the earthquakes, came something special. That being an opportunity for Groningen to become a leading innovator and green energy producer. Something…

Shaking things up

The recent earthquakes that have hit Groningen these past few years have done more than shake the ground. They have shaken up people’s lives and the future of Groningen. Right now, The Netherlands is the…

A Tale of Two Waterfronts: how Belfast can…

The development of Hobart’s urban centre can learn from its long-lost European cousin, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Samantha Dixon and Emily Jarvie [caption id="attachment_6497" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Hobart’s waterfront is an iconic area for locals and tourists. Source: Pete…

An example of why local governments need to…

With interviews from: Friends of the Earth Program Coordinator for Resource Justice and Sustainability, Leida Rijnhout Zero Waste Europe Policy Officer, Ferran Rosa Local Governments for Sustainability Deputy Regional Director for Europe, Stefan Kuhn Eurocities…

Tourists Are Coming: The Rise of Game of…

[caption id="attachment_6454" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Source: Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Have you ever wanted to step foot into a world of fantasy and adventure? Well for £40 you can in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Ever since the massive HBO…

Media paves the way to social inclusion

With just a quick Google search of 'Molenbeek', you are painted quite a bleak picture of one of nineteen municipalities that make up the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. If you have never heard of Molenbeek…

Well Grounded at The Dock

[caption id="attachment_6508" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Source: Emily Jarvie[/caption] The Dock café looks very similar to any other city coffee shop: the smell of coffee in the air, warm bowls of soup and bread on tables, and…

Belfast Bikes towards Sustainability

[caption id="attachment_6462" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Belfast Bikes point, Queen’s University. Source: Emily Jarvie[/caption] The introduction of the Belfast Bikes rental scheme throughout the Northern Ireland city has seen success in the move towards promoting sustainable transport.…

Images of Belfast: Audio Visual Stories

Samantha Dixon, Noah Groves and Emily Jarvie   [embed]https://youtu.be/iQlLlqR4iB4[/embed] Take a step back in time to learn about the history of conflict in Belfast and how Northern Ireland's violent past impacts the region today.  …