Federico Gobbo

Professor of Interlinguistics and Esperanto
“This is a matter of public education. I think that it’s very important that public education fosters the three levels, which means the local or heritage level, on one side, the national level, and the European level.” -Federico Gobbo
Time Question
0:02 Do you identify as a European?
2:16 What was your formative European moment?
4:30 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
6:39 What was the best moment in recent European history?
9:54 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
10:56 What is the one thing you would most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
13:29 How has living and working in Amsterdam changed your perception of the EU?
16:11 Why do you think Milan is the most European city in Italy?
17:38 What do you think are the. Biggest challenges for the EU in the future?
18:56 Does Europe need one common language?
22:22 What can the EU do now to facilitate cross-cultural communication?
24:34 How can Europe maintain unity while preserving cultural and linguistic diversity?
28:32 What would you like the EU to achieve in the space of migrant integration, linguistic minorities, and language rights?
32:35 Should the EU protect regional and minority languages? If so, what should the EU do to protect them?
37:43 What role can digitalisation play in offering multilingualism on an educational level?