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Peter Schaar

Privacy as a human right

Edward Snowden and the control of power

The Snowden revelations revealed just how far some states had departed from the guarantees of privacy enshrined in the human and civil rights agreements of the post-war era. The European Union must take the lead in setting enforceable data protection standards internationally, writes Peter Schaar. [ more ]

Beate Roessler

What is there to lose?

Elke Rauth

Smart tales of the city

Volodymyr Sklokin

Turning public

Corina L. Apostol, Dmitry Vilensky

ArtLeaks: From intervention to infrastructure

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Razpotja | 18 (2014)

Spolnost [Sexuality]

Dérive | 58 (2015)

Urbanes Labor Ruhr [The Ruhr Region as urban laboratory]

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Frakcija | 68-69 (2014)

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The right to blaspheme

In "Esprit", a Catholic philosopher defends the right to blaspheme after the Charlie Hebdo attack; "Dérive" visits the unique urban lab that is Germany's post-industrial Ruhr region; "Krytyka" notes the ascendancy of the Russian language in post-Maidan Ukraine; "Frakcija" eavesdrops ArtLeaks' discussion of art and money; "Multitudes" says the art market's rigged; "Letras Libres" celebrates the art of biography; "Mittelweg 36" immerses itself in the world of work; and "Razpotja" says sexualized society leaves much to be desired.

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Dance mania and diplomatic parleying

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Våld [Violence]


Urbana frontlinjer

Urban frontlines
Katarina Despotovic
Catharina Thörn

Tack Martin Engberg

Thanks to Martin Engberg
Meira Ahmemulic och Kristofer Folkhammar
Evin Ismail
The Husby events
Patricia Lorenzoni
Fem reflektioner om våld
Five reflections on violence
Mirey Gorgis
eller försök att spränga en fråga
Violence, or the attempt to blast a problem
Giorgio Agamben
Om våldets gränser
On the limits of violence (Sui limiti de la violenza)
Erik Bryngelsson
Marginalanteckningar till "Om våldets gränser"
Notes to "On the limits of violence"
Martin Högström
I vattnet (i vatten)
In the water (in water)
Ann-Marie Tung Hermelin
Vem är nyfiken gul?
Who's afraid of the Yellow Peril?
Mattias Hagberg
Du ska inte dräpa
Thou shalt not kill

Första Världskriget

The First World War
Ulla Ekblad-Forsgren
Första världskriget
The First World War
Robert Musil
Musen ur prosaverket Nachlaß zu Lebzeiten (efterlämnade verk under livstiden)
The Mouse
Marcel Beyer

Musen ur diktsamlingen Graphit (Grafit)
The Mouse
Isabelle Ståhl
Kreativt våld
Creative violence
Christina Kall
Modernism, förintelse och narrativ
Modernism, Holocaust and narrative
Khashayar Naderevandi
Utdrag ur Lacy Lou
From Lacy Lou
Olivia Iso
Ur Register
From Register
Malin Nord
Barmark (ur ett pågående arbete)
Bare ground (from work in progress)
Johannes Samuelsson
Att lägga en kabel
Nils Olsson
Bödeln och representationen
Execution and representation
Kajsa Widegren
Prognostisk tid
Konst och politik efter Fukushima
Prognostic time. Art and politics after Fukushima
Leah Gordon
Ghettobiennalen: Mot en gränskultur
The Ghetto Biennal: Toward a Border Culture
Steve Sem-Sandberg
De svarta sheriffernas stad
City of Black Sheriffs
Dan Fröberg och Alexandra E. Lindh


Amelie Björck
On Stemmer 1-12 by Toril Moi; Marthe Ramm Fortun; Asta Busingye Lydersen; Inger Skjelsbæk; Mariken Halle; Charlotte Thorstvedt; Karine Nyborg; Agnes Ravatn; Maja S.K. Ratkje; Jon Krog Pedersen
Alva Dahl
On Det finnes en stor åpen plass i Bordeaux
 av Hanne Ørstavik
Jonas Brun
On Man by Kim Thüy
Therese Svensson
On När kejsaren var gudomlig by Julie Otsuka
Tuva Maria Engdal
On Fem minuter av ditt liv by Elise Ingvarsson


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]

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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Editor's choice     click for more

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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