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Christoph Laimer, Elke Rauth
Ana Vilenica, Dubravka Sekulić, Iva Čukić, Ljubica Slavković
Daniel Mullis
Athen neu denken und die Rückeroberung der Städte
Rethink Athens and the Reclaiming of the City
Ferdinand Redl
Formerly known as problematisch. Die Transformation des Wiener Stuwerviertels
Formerly known as problematic. The transformation of Vienna's Stuwerviertel
Klaus Ronneberger
Wissens-Räume – Architektur und Hochschulpolitik in Frankfurt
Spaces of knowledge – Architecture and university policy in Frankfurt
Vanessa Watson
African urban fantasies: dreams or nightmares?
Betül Bretschneider
Komplexität des Leerstandes in einer wachsenden Stadt
Complexity of vacancy in a growing city


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Eva Engelbert
New Universe

Serie: Geschichte der Urbanität, Teil 47

Series: History of urbanity, part 47
Manfred Russo
Henri Lefebvre, Teil 3. Die Schwierigkeiten mit der Architektur der Moderne
Henri Lefebvre, PART 3. Difficulties with the architecture of modernism


Sarah Mendelsohn
From the river to the river, to the river, to the river: The language of boycott (online only


Elke Rauth
Versuch der Normalität
Ausstellung: Romane Thana- Orte der Roma und Sinti
Effort of normality
exhibition: Romane Thana – Places of the Roma and Sinti
Iris Meder
Schauplatz Serbien
Serbien. Stadt als regionaler Kontext für Architektur
Theatre Serbia
Serbia. City as a regional context for architecture
Gerhard Rauscher
Stadtplanung als politische Strategie im Nationalsozialismus
Ausstellung: Wien. Die Perle des Reiches. Planen für Hitler
City planning as political strategie during National Socialism era
Exhibition: »Vienna. The Pearl of the Reich« Planning for Hitler
Iris Meder
Wege der Quadrate
Ausstellung: Wege der Moderne – Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos und die Folgen
Paths of the square
Exhibition: Ways to Modernism – Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos and their impact
Elisabeth Haid
Bleibende Momentaufnahme
Remaining snapshot
Sabine Ammon, Eva Maria Froschauer, Julia Gill, Constanze A. Petrow, Netzwerk Architekturwissenschaft (Hg.) z.B. Humboldt-Box. Zwanzig architekturwissenschaftliche Essays über ein Berliner Provisorium
Udo W. Häberlin
Kleinteilige Quartiersentwicklung statt Allmachtsphantasien und megalomaner Stadtideologien
Detailed neighborhood development instead of omnipotence fantasies and megalomaniac city ideologies
Dirk Schubert: Jane Jacobs und die Zukunft der Stadt, Diskurse – Perspektiven – Paradigmenwechsel
Theresa Dietl, Anne Moirier
Feldnotizen vom Dorf: über die Begegnung mit der Kunst (nur online
Notices on the village: Encounter with art (online only
Iris Meder
Die slowakische Moderne und ihre Auslöschung (nur online
Slovak modernism and it´s extinction (online only
Christoph Laimer
Harry Glück - Funktionalismus mit menschlichem Antlitz (nur online
Harry Glück - Functionalism with a human face (online only


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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]

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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?
Eurozine Gallery: TIME top ten photos of 2014
Massimo Sestini's aerial shot of a boat containing at least 500 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea, included in the current exhibition in the Eurozine Gallery, has been named one of the top ten photos of 2014 by TIME magazine. [more]

A master of the daily grind
On Sunday 30 November, Turkish publisher Osman Deniztekin died, just a few weeks after having been diagnosed with leukemia. He was 65. In memoriam. [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.
Dessislava Gavrilova, Jo Glanville et al.
The role of literature houses in protecting the space for free expression
This summer, Time to Talk partner Free Word, London hosted a debate on the role that literature houses play in preserving freedom of expression both in Europe and globally. Should everyone get a place on the podium? Also those representing the political extremes? [more]

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Felix Stalder
Digital solidarity
As the culture and institutions of the Gutenberg Galaxy wane, Felix Stalder looks to commons, assemblies, swarms and weak networks as a basis for remaking society in a more inclusive and diverse way. The aim being to expand autonomy and solidarity at the same time. [more]

Literature     click for more

Olga Tokarczuk
A finger pointing at the moon
Our language is our literary destiny, writes Olga Tokarczuk. And "minority" languages provide a special kind of sanctuary too, inaccessible to the rest of the world. But, there again, language is at its most powerful when it reaches beyond itself and starts to create an alternative world. [more]

Piotr Kiezun, Jaroslaw Kuisz
Literary perspectives special: Witold Gombrowicz
The recent publication of the private diary of Witold Gombrowicz provides unparalleled insight into the life of one of Poland's great twentieth-century novelists and dramatists. But this is not literature. Instead: here he is, completely naked. [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]

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

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