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The empire's Siberian knots

Siberia survives as a single name for a territory covering two-thirds of Russia. Yet it comprises well over a dozen regions, republics and territories. Look at how the borders of Siberia were defined, writes Mikhail Rozhanskiy, and you grasp the imperial nature of Russia's social space. [ more ]

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Letras Libres

Dossier: ¿La nueva Cuba?

Dossier: ¿The new Cuba?
Enrique Krauze
¿La nueva Cuba?
The new Cuba?
Lillian Guerra
"Fidel, ¿por qué no desapareces?" Entrevista inédita con Carlos Franqui
"Fidel, ¿why don't you disappear?" An exclusive interview with Carlos Franqui


Daniel Gascón
Flemming Rose: "La minoría más importante que debe proteger una democracia es el individuo"


Jordi Gracia
De vidas y biografías
On lives and biographies
Geney Beltrán Félix
Ver criaturas y no cosas
To see creatures and not things
Gabriel Zaid
San Basilio ecologista
San Basilio environmentalist
Fabio Morábito
The next stop (short story)


Eduardo Casar
Dos poemas
Two poems
José Kozer
Biografía literaria
Literary biography
Walter Cassara


María Soledad Pereira
La orquesta impensada
The unexpected orchestra


Juan Villoro
Antología personal, de Ricardo Piglia
Personal anthology, by Ricardo Piglia
Juan Bonilla
Diarios de la Revolución de 1917, de Marina Tsvietáieva
Diaries from the 1917 Revolution, by Marina Tsvietáieva
Gonzalo Torné
Llamada perdida, de Gabriela Wiener
Missed call, by Gabriela Wiener
Aurelio Aisain
Octavio Paz en su siglo, de Christopher Domínguez Michael
Octavio Paz in his century, by Christopher Domínguez Michael
Jorge Carrión
Smart, de Frédéric Martel
Smart, by Frédéric Martel
Leah Bonnín
Big Time: la gran vida de Perico Vidal, de Marcos Ordóñez
Big Time: the great life of Perico Vidal, by Marcos Ordóñez
Mª Ángeles Cabré
Libros peligrosos, de Juan Tallón
Dangerous books, by Juan Tallón
Aloma Rodríguez
Reparar a los vivos, de Maylis de Kerangal
To fix the living, by Maylis de Kerangal

Artes y medios

Arts and media
Vicente Molina Foix
Cine: Vértigo y psicosis
Film: Vertigo and psicosis
Rodrigo Fresán
Animación: La vida animada
Animación: The animated life
Enrique Helguera de la Villa
Música: Las seis lunas de Chano Pozo
Música: The six moons of Chano Pozo


Current affairs
Jorge San Miguel
Política: Paisaje antes de la batalla (electoral)
Politics: Landscape before the electoral battle
Edgardo Dobry
Literatura: John Clare o la "otra tradición"
Literature: John Clare and the "other tradition"
Laura Helena Castillo
Carta desde Caracas: El tiempo de los inusuales
Dispatches from Caracas: The moment of the "uncommons"
Ada del Moral
Literatura: El poeta que devoraba rosas
Literature: The poet who devoured roses
Mariano Gistaín
Economía: El mundo con Bitcoin
Economics: The world with Bitcoin


Hugo Hiriart
Diario Infinitesimal: Psalmanazar el impostor
Infinitesimal Journal: Psalmanazar the pretender
Roger Bartra
Sinapsis: El tumor verde
Sinapsis: The green tumor
Guillermo Sheridan
Saltapatrás: Un guijarro de sol
Saltapatrás: A cobblestone of sun


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?
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]

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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]

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

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