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New from the printers: Eurozine im:print no. 2

Europe talks to Europe. A polylogue on culture and politics

Eurozine im:print is a series of print collections, compiling Eurozine articles and essays around topics of special interest to a transnational debate. The second issue of Eurozine im:print is now published: "Europe talks to Europe. A polylogue on culture and politics".

The second volume of the Eurozine im:print series has just been published: Europe talks to Europe. A polylogue on culture and politics.

Eurozine im:print is a series of print collections, compiling Eurozine articles and essays around topics of special interest and relevance to a transnational debate.

The new issue publishes a series of public debates Eurozine organized in cities across central and eastern Europe, including Budapest, Bratislava, Brno, Bucharest, Lviv, Sofia, Warsaw and Vienna from Autumn 2009 to Spring 2011. The texts based on the discussions were first published on the Eurozine website and republished in translation by journals in the network. In this volume they have been supplemented by further articles and interviews.

Focusing issues ranging from the limits of multiculturalism to Marxism as analytical tool and political perspective, from citizens' trust in the political system and the future of democracy to politics of memory and cross-border journalism, Europe talks to Europe features prominent intellectuals and opinion makers from western and eastern Europe: Martin M. Simecka, Lázsló Rajk, Arne Ruth, Danuta Glondys, Robert Misik, Daniel Daianu, Mircea Vasilescu, Benedict Seymour, Jirí Pehe, Anders Ramsay, Kenan Malik, Fero Sebej, Judith Vidal-Hall, Ivaylo Ditchev, Andriy Shevchenko and David Van Reybrouck.

All these discussions illustrate the importance of a communal space transcending national boundaries – also the borders between eastern and western Europe. A space where arguments and analyses based on diverging historical experiences can be formulated. While Marxism has strong critical potential in western Europe, many eastern European intellectuals regard it as a totalitarian relic. Both perspectives are part of the European intellectual legacy. Nationalism in Belgium might be very different from nationalism in Ukraine, but if we want to understand the current European crisis and how to overcome it we need to take both into account.

The debate series Europe talks to Europe is a cooperation between Eurozine and ERSTE Foundation.

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