When things speak by themselves, who listens?
In the age of Google Earth and the Human Genome Project, tensions between information processed by machines and the human capacity to tell stories have intensified. Ragnild Lome traces the evolution of these tensions in literary and visual culture from the mid-20th century onward. [ more ]
Válka, teror, násilí [War, terror, violence]
What's the taboo? Why breaking down social barriers matters
Zeichen der Zeit. Europas Osten in Fernost [Signs of the times. Europe's East in Far East]
Now and again we dream of Europe
The European crisis. Europe as an idea and as a project today
Catch the tide
"Dublin Review of Books" says contagion of nationalism and xenophobia not restricted to central Europe; "Kultura Liberalna" speaks to Wolfgang Streeck about the future of the European peace project; in "openDemocracy", Cas Mudde considers EU sanctions against both Poland and Hungary; "Esprit" looks at how violence spreads in a globalized world; "Res Publica Nowa" analyses banker's madness; "Kulturos barai" sees straight through the misleading trade-off between security and freedom; "L'Homme" revisits gendered images in Cold War visual culture; and "Genero" looks to playwrights Oliver Frljic and Dino Mustafic for an antidote to Yugonostalgia.
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