Solidarity action with Ukraine on the anniversary of the war

A solidarity event dedicated to the second anniversary of the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine will be held in Tübingen. The event will start on Saturday, February 24 at 16:30 at the Holzmarkt. Among the organizers are such Tübingen associations and unions as Grüne Jugend, Junge Europäische Föderalisten (JEF), Junge Liberale, Junge Union, Jusos, Sonnenblau, Tübingen hilft Ukraine and the Ukrainian community in Tübingen. “It’s the second anniversary of the beginning of the war in Ukraine, and there seems to be no end in sight. For almost two years, Ukrainians have been living with the daily routine of war,… Read More

«20 Days in Mariupol»: Screening of the documentary in Tübingen

The Oscar-nominated documentary 20 Days in Mariupol will be screened in Tübingen. The film will be sshown on the anniversary of the war, on Saturday, Februar 24, at 20:00 in the cinema hall of the Brauwerk Freistil pub (Wöhrdstraße 25). The entrance is free. The film will be broadcasted in the original language with German subtitles. The film has age restrictions—18+. “If the world could see everything that happened in Mariupol, it would give some sense to this horror. The brain desperately wants to forget it all—but the camera will not let it,” said the film’s director, Mstislav Chernov. He… Read More

Exhibition “Sleepless”: Ukrainian illustrations of the war

The exhibition “Sleepless: Ukrainian Illustrations of War” can be seen in Tübingen at Atelier / Café Haag (Vor dem Haagtor 1) until 23 February. Admission is free. The cinema pub opens 30 minutes before the start of the first film and closes at 11 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, midnight on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2 am on Fridays and Saturdays and 10 pm on Sundays. The exhibition ends on Friday, 23 February. During the finissage, which begins at 6.30 pm, Afina Albrecht, board member of the Ukrainian Studio for Culture and Sport in Stuttgart and editor of the German-Ukrainian Magazine,… Read More

Film screening with discussion: “Being a Refugee”

On Tuesday, February 6, the district of Tübingen invites you to a film screening. At 7.30 pm, the documentary “Being a Refugee” by director Dr. Nurit Carmel will be shown in the main conference room at the district administration office. The film deals with various refugee stories from the past and present and provides an insight into the integration processes. In connection with interreligious perspectives, the film shows the complexity of this topic. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Dr. Nurit Carmel. Admission is free of charge. Please register informally by sending an email to:… Read More

Nationwide warning strike in public transport

The trade union Verdi has announced a nationwide warning strike in local public transport for Friday. In some cities in Germany, there may be considerable restrictions on bus and train services. In Baden-Württemberg, strikes have been called in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Heilbronn, Freiburg, Baden-Baden, Esslingen and Constance. Travelers, especially commuters, should check with the respective transport association before setting off. The naldo transport association will hardly be affected by the strike. In Tübingen and Reutlingen, buses will run as usual. tun24013101 Vom Busbahnhof Tübingen fährt der Schienenersatzverkehr. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian. 002081      

SoTü job festival provides information about social professions

The SoTü job festival in Tübingen offers information on careers in education and nursing. The event kicks off on 2 February at 5 p.m. in the Freistil restaurant, Wöhrdstraße 25, where employers from nurseries, care facilities and care services will provide information about careers and training over free drinks and snacks. Anyone wishing to take part must register in advance and the event is organised by the city of Tübingen. Further information can be found at: SoTü is a joint initiative by municipal and independent organisations to strengthen local social professions. There are several opportunities to get to know… Read More

27 January is Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the German culture of remembrance, there are two dates on which politicians, the media, volunteers and many people remember the crimes and murder committed against millions of people of Jewish origin between 1933 and 1945. In addition to 9 November, the Night of Broken Glass, this is 27 January, Holocaust Remembrance Day. On 27 January 1945, soldiers of the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp. In Germany, this day has been known as the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism since 1996, a memorial service is held in the German Bundestag and… Read More

Rally against the shift to the right

Another demonstration for democracy and against the danger of a shift to the right is to take place in Tübingen. The event will begin on Saturday, January 27, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on the market square. In addition to speeches, there will also be a human chain around the town hall. Fridays for Future, the local youth council, the Verdi trade union and the student representatives are among those calling for the rally. tun24012409 Stiftskirche Tübingen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian. 001100      

Six days of railway strike

Due to a railway strike, many trains will not run for six days from Wednesday. This was announced by the train drivers’ union GDL. As the union members are dissatisfied with Deutsche Bahn’s offer in the current wage dispute, they have called for a new round of strikes. Specifically, this concerns the period from Wednesday, 24 January at 2 am to Monday, 29 January at 6 pm. Freight transport will already be on strike from Tuesday evening. The railway wants to set up an emergency timetable. Up-to-date information can be found on the railway’s website and the DB Navigator… Read More

It could be very icy on Wednesday

The German Weather Service (DWD) is warning of possible major hazards tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, due to exceptionally icy conditions. A warm front is expected to turn the forecast snowfall into rain. If this hits the ground, which has been frozen by the cold of the last few days, severe black ice could form. As the rain will last longer, real ice sheets could form and roads and paths could become exceptionally slippery. There is also a risk of ice breaking off trees. The DWD therefore urgently recommends avoiding unnecessary walks and journeys. This is because there is a risk… Read More

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