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Comprendre 2 (2010)
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2 (2010)


Giuseppe Galasso

Première partie

First part
Les enquêtes de la politique de la culture
The enquiries of the politics of culture
De l'Union européenne à l'union des Européens
From the European Union to the union of Europeans


Michelle Campagnolo Bouvier
Raisons d'un thème
Reasons for a theme

Union Européenne -- Union des Européens -- politique de la culture

European Union -- union of the Europeans -- politics of culture
Jacques Le Goff
L'histoire dans la culture européenne
History in the european culture
Arrigo Levi
L'Union des Européens pour une politique européenne
Union of Europeans for a European politics
Iring Fetscher
Europa engagierter Bürgerinnen und Bürger oder Europa der bürokratischen Behörden
Europe engages its citizens, or A Europe of bureaucratic authorities
Giuseppe Galasso
La nation européenne
The European nation
Nikolai Shmeliev
Quo Vadis, Russia?
Gianfranco Martini
Développer la démocratie locale
Developing the local democracy
György Hazai
La question de l'adhésion de la Turquie
The issue of Turkish membership

Approche pluridisciplinaire

Multidisciplinary approach
Arnaldo Alberti
L'Europa delle lingue, una lingua per l'Europa
Europe of languages, a language for Europe
Pier Francesco Ghetti
Il ruolo delle università nella nuova Europa
The role of the university in the new Europe
Dominique Leroy
Culture, économie et politique dans l'Union européenne
Culture, economy and politics in the European Union
Ignazio Musu
Enlarged Europe within a perspective of sustainable development
Michael Schäfer
Towards a European civil society and European identity through multilevel constitutionalism

Expériences et témoignages

Experiences and testimonials
Lana Gogobéridzé
L'union de 800 millions d'Européens
The union of 800 million Europeans
Oleg Kudryashev
La révolution orange en Ukraine
The orange revolution in Ukraine
Angel Sanchez de la Torre
La SEC y la "mente europea"
SEC and the "European mind"
Slobodan Vitanovic
La notion de l'union entre diversités et unités
The notion of a union between diversity and unity
Lettre du Secrétaire général international de la SEC aux membres français et néerlandais (2005)
Letter from the international general Secretary of SEC to the French and Dutch members (2005)

Dialogue et dialogues

Dialogue and dialogues
Eugene Decker III
"Vers une politique de l'homme": the Example of Europe
"Towards a politics of the man": the Example of Europe
Predrag Matvejevic
La Méditerranée au seuil du nouveau millénaire
Mediterranean on the threshold of the new millennium
Vittorio Dan Segre
Proche-Orient et Europe
Close to the East and to Europe
Francesco Leoncini
La rinascita della nuova Europa
The revival of the new Europe


Vincenzo Cappelletti
L'invariante dell'Europa
Europe's invariant

Reprises et colloques

Resumptions and conversations
Otomar Krejca
L'histoire continue...
History continues...
Lupe Rumazo
Discurso sobre la desigualdad actual. En el intelectual, en el saber, en la cultura y la ética
Speech about the current disparity. In intellect, knowledge, culture and ethics

Accords et désaccords

Agreements and disagreements
Dipesh Chakrabarty
A Europe in the world? Twenty years after 1989
Donald Sassoon
Misunderstanding Europe
Étienne Balibar
Europe without utopianism


György Hazai
Cerchi concentrici
Concentric circles
Diego Valadés
The twenty first century citizens
Alexander P. Kudryavtsev
Le passage du ressortissant au citoyen. Expérience russe
The transition from national to citizen. The Russian experience
Giuseppe Goisis
Il triplice nodo della cittadinanza: alcune considerazioni
The triple knot of citizenship: a few considerations
Maurizio Rispoli
Su cittadinanza e migrazioni
About citizenship and migrations
Maurizio Cermel
Costituzionalizzazione dell'Unione europea
Costitutionalization of the European Union


Unpublished works
Luigi Gui
Politica della cultura oggi (1998)
The politics of culture today (1998)
Indicazioni per l'azione degli uomini di cultura nel nuovo clima Est-Ovest (1988
Information for the actions of the man of learning in the new East-West climate (1988)


Quelques extraits des documents officiels où il est question de dialogue
Some extracts from official documents about dialogue
Nos auteurs
Our authors

Deuxième partie

Second part

Vie de la société

Society life
Assemblée générale
General assembly
Centenaire de Norberto Bobbio
Centenary of Norberto Bobbio
International Summer School
Présentations de Comprendre
Presentations of Comprendre
Centres nationaux de la SEC
SEC national centres
Jean-Luis Cornellie
Hommage à messieurs Geremek et Bartoli
Tribute to Mr Geremek and Mr Bartoli
Eugeniusz Kabatc
Due grandi cittadini europei: Bronislaw Geremek e Jozef Szajna
Two great European citizens: Bronislaw Geremek and Jozef Szajna
Dominique Lamoureux
L'éthique au cœur de la mutation des entreprises en France et dans le monde
Ethics at the core of the enterprise change in France and in the world
Alfredo Cammara
La politica culturale europea per una protezione integrata del patrimonio
The European political culture for an integrated protection of property
Marino Zorzi
La Società Europea di Cultura nasce a Venezia nel 1950
The European Society of Culture was founded in Venice in 1950


Focal points     click for more

The politics of privacy
The Snowden leaks and the ensuing NSA scandal made the whole world debate privacy and data protection. Now the discussion has entered a new phase - and it's all about policy. A focal point on the politics of privacy: claiming a European value. [more]

Beyond Fortress Europe
The fate of migrants attempting to enter Fortress Europe has triggered a new European debate on laws, borders and human rights. A focal point featuring reportage alongside articles on policy and memory. With contributions by Fabrizio Gatti, Seyla Benhabib and Alessandro Leogrande. [more]

Russia in global dialogue
In the two decades after the end of the Cold War, intellectual interaction between Russia and Europe has intensified. It has not, however, prompted a common conversation. The focal point "Russia in global dialogue" seeks to fuel debate on democracy, society and the legacy of empire. [more]

Ukraine in focus
Ten years after the Orange Revolution, Ukraine is in the throes of yet another major struggle. Eurozine provides commentary on events as they unfold and further articles from the archive providing background to the situation in today's Ukraine. [more]

Eurozine BLOG

On the Eurozine BLOG, editors and Eurozine contributors comment on current affairs and events. What's behind the headlines in the world of European intellectual journals?
Victor Tsilonis
Greek bailout referendum, Euro Summit, Germope
Victor Tsilonis of "Intellectum" (Greece) comments on recent developments in the Greek crisis: the short-lived euphoria of the 5 July referendum, Alexis Tsipras's subsequent "mental waterboarding", and the outlook for a German-led Europe. [more]

Time to Talk     click for more

Time to Talk, a network of European Houses of Debate, has partnered up with Eurozine to launch an online platform. Here you can watch video highlights from all TTT events, anytime, anywhere.
Neda Deneva, Constantina Kouneva, Irina Nedeva and Yavor Siderov
Does migration intensify distrust in institutions?
How do migration and institutional mistrust relate to one another? As a new wave of populism feeds on and promotes fears of migration, aggrandising itself through the distrust it sows, The Red House hosts a timely debate with a view to untangling the key issues. [more]

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Editor's choice     click for more

Timothy Snyder
Europe and Ukraine: Past and future
The history of Ukraine has revealed the turning points in the history of Europe. Prior to Ukraine's presidential elections in May 2014, Timothy Snyder argued cogently as to why Ukraine has no future without Europe; and why Europe too has no future without Ukraine. [more]

Literature     click for more

Karl Ove Knausgård
Out to where storytelling does not reach
To write is to write one's way through the preconceived and into the world on the other side, to see the world as children can, as fantastic or terrifying, but always rich and wide-open. Karl Ove Knausgård on creating literature. [more]

Jonathan Bousfield
Growing up in Kundera's Central Europe
Jonathan Bousfield talks to three award-winning novelists who spent their formative years in a Central Europe that Milan Kundera once described as the kidnapped West. It transpires that small nations may still be the bearers of important truths. [more]

Literary perspectives
The re-transnationalization of literary criticism
Eurozine's series of essays aims to provide an overview of diverse literary landscapes in Europe. Covered so far: Croatia, Sweden, Austria, Estonia, Ukraine, Northern Ireland, Slovenia, the Netherlands and Hungary. [more]

Debate series     click for more

Europe talks to Europe
Nationalism in Belgium might be 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 an attempt to turn European intellectual debate into a two-way street. [more]

Conferences     click for more

Eurozine emerged from an informal network dating back to 1983. Since then, European cultural magazines have met annually in European cities to exchange ideas and experiences. Around 100 journals from almost every European country are now regularly involved in these meetings.
Law and Border. House Search in Fortress Europe
The 26th European Meeting of Cultural Journals
Conversano, 3-6 October 2014
Eurozine's 2014 conference in southern Italy, not far from Lampedusa, addressed both EU refugee and immigration policies and intellectual partnerships across the Mediterranean. Speakers included Italian investigative journalist Fabrizio Gatti and Moroccan feminist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Rita El Khayat. [more]

Multimedia     click for more
Multimedia section including videos of past Eurozine conferences in Vilnius (2009) and Sibiu (2007). [more]

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