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School for Transnational Activism

Apply to the School for Transnational Activism and participate in a series of workshops around Europe. The school will provide lectures, open spaces and public events, exploring ways in which citizens act beyond borders and foster a new vision of Europe beyond the nation-state. The deadline is on 22 April 2019.

The Science Behind Minimalism

Even though the term “minimalism” wasn’t officially introduced until the ‘50s or ‘60s, its distant origins can be found throughout history in different religious groups from Buddhism to Christianity. The well-known practice of renouncing possessions for the sake of spiritual gain puts forward the core principle of this aesthetic – reducing material belongings in order to gain in the more important areas of life. Later, minimalism appeared in art and design, so it could then become a widely accepted lifestyle. Its mantra – “less is more” – in the cluttered modern environment has become a matter of discipline and priority, as this lifestyle takes time, dedication, and serious personal introspection.

Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contest

Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. The deadlines are on April 18, April 25, and September 19, 2019.

Nice, France – A Place Where To Live

Nice on the renowned French Riviera is not only about history but is close to many of the cities such as Cannes, Antibes, Monte Carlo, Gras and others. A city where many yearn to live

Nice – A Short Distance From The Famed City Of Cannes...

France, among many things, is known as a country of universities. The country is the fourth most popular nation for foreign students and despite the substantial hike in the fees for foreign students this year onwards, it’s unlikely that the desire to study in France is going to wane. You find students of virtually every nationality in this country. Though a significant number come from the UK, USA and Australia.