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Simulating politics: City council meeting in Sleepyville

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City council of Sleepyville

City council of Sleepyville

How hard it can be to come to a consensus when different political interests are involved was the lesson of this afternoon. The participants of our History Campus had to simulate a city council meeting where they had to decide whether a mosque should be built in the fictive town of Sleepyville. One Mayor, 4 parties and 5 civic society institutions debated and voted in the end.

Hard-working journalists Huw, Hannah and Dorin

Hard-working journalists Huw, Hannah and Dorin

Luckily for us, three journalist were present and working in real time. You can read their reports here

Sleepy Times

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