For the last 1000 years the main joined activity of Europeans had been killing each other. Then came the European Union. The recent economic crisis and refugee crisis showed a lack of unity and solidarity once again. All people, not only the elite need to come together, says Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells and actively share practice and solidarity and not just an idea of a united Europe. Otherwise Europe will remain just an ideology.
Interview: Giancarlo Bosetti
Production and Text Editing: Nina zu Fürstenberg
Video: Volkan Güclü
Video Editing: Anna Fanuele
Istanbul Seminars 2016