Ruth Wodak

is Distinguished Professor in Discourse Studies at Lancaster University, UK. She is a member of the Eurozine Advisory Board.


Xenophobia is not contained to Europe’s extremist fringes but part of the political mainstream, writes the Forum of Concerned Citizens of Europe in an open letter to Europe’s leaders. Quick-fix political solutions appealing to a mythical Europe of homogenous communities must be replaced by a politics of hospitality, fairness and solidarity.