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The future of politics

Lectora in fabula festival, Conversano (Italy), 10-13 September

The eleventh Lectora in fabula festival takes place in Conversano, Italy, from 10 to 13 September. Leading European intellectuals, broadcasters, filmmakers, photographers and activists meet to discuss the future of politics, with a special emphasis on European cultural integration. [ more ]

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A lion in a cage

Ivan Krastev

Don't fear political emotions

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12 (2012)
Eine für alle [One for all]



Ludger Schwarte
Martina Löw
"Jede Stadt ist ein Seelenzustand"
Über städtische Vergesellschaftung und Identitätsanforderung
Daniel A. Bell, Avner de-Shalit
Plädoyer für ein Stadt-Ethos zwischen Kosmopolitismus und urbaner Partikularität
Christine Dissmann
Ein Spaziergang durch eine vorläufige Zeit
Benjamin Steiner
Historische Überlegungen zur Zukunft von urbanen Räumen
Christoph Twickel, Arnd Pollmann, Andrej Holm, Peter Siller
Ist es links?: 'Gegen Gentrifizierung'
Friedrich von Borries
Paradoxale Mobilität
Raumeroberung und Raumkontrolle durch Mobilität
Walter Siebel
Ordnung und Chaos
Bedingungen der urbanen Stadt
Der wahre Text
'Wir über uns'
Neue Berliner Sprachkritik


Loïc Wacquant
Ethnische Schließung
Eine soziologische Spezifikation des Ghettos
Interview Geoff Dench
"Revival der Community"
Andreas Willisch
Kleine Stadt, große Häuser
Von der Industriestadt zur Transfergesellschaft
Nikita Alexeev
Nach Moskau
Russland ist eine Chimäre, Moskau deren Gesicht
Levente Polyák
Bianca Tavolari
Zu den aktuellen sozialen Kämpfen um die Stadt in São Paulo
Nina Brodowski
Provincializing Humboldt
Der Diskurs um den Berliner Schlossplatz als gesellschaftspolitischer Gradmesser
Ina Kerner
Leben im Kapitalismus:
'Wie Kassel in den 80ern'
Arno Brandlhuber, Anna-Catharina Gebbers
Collage City
Von Ordos nach Berlin: Die Stadt als Fragment
Vera Tollmann
Über den zentralen Platz in der Planstadt Ordos, China

Mein halbes Jahr

Johannes von Weizsäcker
Matthias Dell


Gespräch Anna Sailer, Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Judith Karcher und Peter Siller
"Stadt, Land, Flucht"
Mein halbes Jahr: 'Literatur spezial'
Füsun Türetken
Fluchtlinien entlang 9/11
Episoden I bis III
Franziska Werner/Mark Thomann
Berlin del Mar
Rückblick auf eine künstlerische Stadtintervention
Susann Neuenfeldt, Simon Strick
Hallo Karthago/Hallo Rom
'Das Versprechen'
Martin Saar
Bildpolitik: 'Besetzung'


Christian Frühm
American Dystopia
Dämonische Städte in der amerikanischen Literatur
Anna-Catharina Gebbers
Memory Loops von Michaela Melián
Leo Lencsés
Nackte Stadt
Christopher Wools Künstlerbuch East Broadway Breakdown
Jan Engelmann
Gangster's Paradise
Raumausstatter im großen Haus: Die TV-Serie The Wire
Christoph Raiser
Georg Simmels Die Großstädte und das Geistesleben
Julia Roth
Kein Platz
Tatjana Turanskyjs Eine flexible Frau
Jörg Schaub
Schön und unverzichtbar
Walter Benjamins Passagen-Werk
Franziska Humphreys-Schottmann
Fritz Langs architektonische Utopien in Metropolis
Anna Sailer
Santa Monica Pier
Christa Wolfs Stadt der Engel oder The overcoat of Dr. Freud
Kerstin Carlstedt
Müll und Menschen
Megacities -- Michael Glawoggers Geschichten vom Überleben


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?
Victor Tsilonis
Greek bailout referendum, Euro Summit, Germope
Victor Tsilonis of "Intellectum" (Greece) comments on recent developments in the Greek crisis: the short-lived euphoria of the 5 July referendum, Alexis Tsipras's subsequent "mental waterboarding", and the outlook for a German-led Europe. [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.
Neda Deneva, Constantina Kouneva, Irina Nedeva and Yavor Siderov
Does migration intensify distrust in institutions?
How do migration and institutional mistrust relate to one another? As a new wave of populism feeds on and promotes fears of migration, aggrandising itself through the distrust it sows, The Red House hosts a timely debate with a view to untangling the key issues. [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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