Philipp Ther looked at the transformation of European economies after the fall of the Iron Curtain, and in light of the 2008 economic crisis.
Part 3: Recall
Claus Leggewie discussed the future of protest movements with today’s leading activists: Helena Marschall (Fridays For Future, Germany), Radu Vancu, (‘We See You’ Movement, Romania) and Dóra Papp (civic campaigner, Hungary).
A Political matinee
In a Sunday morning discussion, Ivan Krastev and Holly Case looked at how the image of 1989 has transformed in contemporary politics.
The conference brought together representatives of Eurozine’s partner journals and associates, journalists, researchers and other culture and media professionals. Parts of the conference programme were open to the public and streamed live in Eurozine.
A review of 'The Legacy of Division. East and West after 1989'
What causes the stark generational difference in people’s understanding of Soviet times? Is it only personal nostalgia, or maybe another set of expectations? Why didn’t the lifting of the Iron Curtain bring down the wall between East and West? Kinga Anna Gajda examines the perspectives offered in the Eurozine anthology ‘The Legacy of Division. East and West after 1989’.