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Ressourcenfluch, Ressource Buch
Erkundungen in raffiniertem Terrain

Roland Götz
Postsowjetischer Ressourcenfluch?
Rohstoffreichtum und Autoritarismus
Post-Soviet resource curse?
Natural resource abundance and authoritarianism
Christiane Barnickel, Timm Beichelt
Netzwerke, Cluster, Einzelkämpfer
Deutschlands universitäre Osteuropaforschung
Networks, clusters, mavericks
University research on Eastern Europe in Germany
Dorota Stroińska
Vom glücklichen Augenblick der Übersetzung
Dedecius und Daume interpretieren Miłosz
On the moment of happiness in translation
K. Dedecius and D. Daume interpret Czesław Miłosz
Klavdia Smola
Nonkonforme jüdische Literatur
Die Wiederentdeckung des Judentums in der späten Sowjetunion
Non-conformist Jewish literature
The poetics of resistance and the rediscovery of Jewry in the late Soviet era
Andrea Zink
Versuche über das Nichts
Tschernobyl in Text und Bild
Attempts at nothingness
Chernobyl in text and pictures
Barys Pjatrovič
Unding Tschernobyl
Erinnerung an das Frühjahr 1986
The absurdity of Chernobyl
Remembering Spring 1986
Karlheinz Kasper
Anything goes
Der Zustand der russischen Gegenwartsprosa
Anything goes
The state of contemporary Russian prose
Natascha Drubek
"This was Czechoslovakia!"
Das Filmfestival in Karlovy Vary 2011
"This was Czechoslovakia!"
The film festival in Karlovy Vary 2011


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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
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Greek bailout referendum, Euro Summit, Germope
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Does migration intensify distrust in institutions?
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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]

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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
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The 26th European Meeting of Cultural Journals
Conversano, 3-6 October 2014
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