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Search results for:  'East Central Europe the Modern World'
Updated 06-15-2019

Eastern and Western Europeans Differ on Importance
Eastern and Western Europeans Differ on Importance of Religion, Views of Minorities, and Key Social Issues  Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project

The European continent today is split in public attitudes toward religion, minorities and social issues such as gay marriage and legal abortion.


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Culture War Dividing Europe - The Wall Street Journal
The Culture War Dividing Europe  The Wall Street Journal

When Pope John Paul II visited Ireland and his native Poland in 1979, these two redoubts of Catholic faith seemed to be on a similar path. Millions gathered to ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Can China Turn the Middle of Nowhere Into the Center
Can China Turn the Middle of Nowhere Into the Center of the World Economy?  The New York Times

In the barely inhabited steppes of Central Asia, it is establishing the next foothold in its trillion-dollar campaign to transform global infrastructure.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The End of Our World Order Is Imminent - The Nation
The End of Our World Order Is Imminent  The Nation

At least 200 empires have risen and fallen over the course of history, and the United States will be no exception.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kaliningrad: 'purported Germanisation' in Russia's
Kaliningrad: 'purported Germanisation' in Russia's western enclave  New Eastern Europe

An anti-intellectual and anti-globalist campaign has been picked up by the Russian state and segments of society to defend Kaliningrad. Fortunately some ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
From Trotsky to Soros - Commonweal
From Trotsky to Soros  Commonweal

In December 2018, Inside Higher Ed, a news *service* that monitors events at colleges and universities, reported seven recent anti-Semitic incidents on campuses ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Germanys Far Right Rebrands: Friendlier Face, Same
Germanys Far Right Rebrands: Friendlier Face, Same Doctrine  The New York Times

A far-right youth movement is part of a growing network of actors giving extremism a friendly face and worrying intelligence officials.


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Poland Bashes Immigrants, but Quietly Takes Christian
Poland Bashes Immigrants, but Quietly Takes Christian Ones  The New York Times

The far-right government rails against accepting foreigners. But facing a labor crisis, the country has opened the door to record numbers of mostly Christian ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In the next seven years Central Europe will determine
In the next seven years Central Europe will determine the future of Europe  EURACTIV

Central Europe could become more positive to the core EU in the likely case of another major economic crisis, which would oblige them to marry the eurozone ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How the Little Ice Age Changed History - The New Yorker
How the Little Ice Age Changed History  The New Yorker

Starting in the fourteenth century, cooling temperatures disrupted our economic and social structures and may have given rise to the modern world, John ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
These Are the Fastest-Growing Destinations in Europe
These Are the Fastest-Growing Destinations in Europe  Bloomberg

France, Spain, Italy, and the United Kingdom may be among the world's most frequented vacation hubswith France taking the global crown with a staggering ...


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bulgaria's denial of its Ottoman past and Turkish identity
Bulgaria's denial of its Ottoman past and Turkish identity  New Eastern Europe

Despite more than five hundred years of Turkish rule, the majority of present-day Bulgarians demonise and reject non-Bulgarian that is, Turkish, Muslim, ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Press freedom and political risk in Central and Eastern
Press freedom and political risk in Central and Eastern Europe  Global Risk Insights

The continuing erosion of press freedom in Central and Eastern Europe should raise alarms among business leaders that operate in the region. In the absence ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Prague exhibit depicts the most iconic buildings of
Prague exhibit depicts the most iconic buildings of Central Europes socialist modernism  Radio Prague

A new exhibition has opened up in the Czech Centres Gallery. Featuring over 100 images and a number of three dimensional models it gives visitors the chance ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Zelenskiy's populism 2.0. What it means for Ukraine
Zelenskiy's populism 2.0. What it means for Ukraine  New Eastern Europe

The political plan of President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy is largely unknown. Will his presidency be as unique as his rise to power? April 24, 2019 - Volodymyr ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Eurasia's burgeoning populations to overtake a vanishing
Eurasia's burgeoning populations to overtake a vanishing population in Eastern Europe  bne IntelliNews

Emerging Europe is facing a demographic crisis. Half a dozen countries in Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe is set to lose two out of five of its ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What should the West demand from Ukraine in 2019
What should the West demand from Ukraine in 2019?  New Eastern Europe

It has long been commonplace to say that as long as the old political class of Ukraine is not interested in changing the system, reforms in Ukraine are achieved ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The return of gleaning in the modern world - The Economist
The return of gleaning in the modern world  The Economist

How much can an ancient practice do to alleviate hunger?


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
China's Massive Belt and Road Initiative - Council
China's Massive Belt and Road Initiative  Council on Foreign Relations

China's Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious infrastructure investment effort in history. But is it also a plan to remake the global balance of power?


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Europe's Twin Specters of Fear - The Nation
Europe's Twin Specters of Fear  The Nation

Paul Hanebrink's new book tracks the entwined history of European anti-Semitism and anticommunism.


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Renaissance - History
Renaissance  History

The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic rebirth following the Middle Ages. Generally described as taking.


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Halting the Drift Between Central and Western Europe
Halting the Drift Between Central and Western Europe  Carnegie Europe

Two constituencies in Central Europe are essential to countering authoritarian tendencies in the regionand preventing centrist voters from being pushed ...


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why life expectancy is lower in eastern Europe - The
Why life expectancy is lower in eastern Europe  The Economist

FROM Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, a health divide has fallen across Europe. Although in global terms citizens of the EU live long (2.5 years more ...


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What's Hot: Travel to Eastern Europe - Newsweek
What's Hot: Travel to Eastern Europe  Newsweek

Europe has always been a top destination for American travelers, and this year, Eastern Europe is all the rage. But the best places fill up fast - so start planning ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Central Europeans, conspiracy theories and nostalgia
Central Europeans, conspiracy theories and nostalgia for Communism  Radio Prague

Which Central Europeans are most likely to believe conspiracy theories? Which are most nostalgic for the communist regime or pro-NATO? The answers may ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Migration and forgetting in central Europe Social
Migration and forgetting in central Europe Social Europe  Social Europe Journal

The success of the 'axis of illiberalism' taking hold in post-communist Europe as well as the sympathetic reception it has received on the far right across the ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The problem with EU foreign policy - The Economist
The problem with EU foreign policy  The Economist

SEVERAL MIRAGE 2000 fighter jets took off from an air base in N'Djamena, Chad's capital, on February 3rd and flew north over the savannah and the scrubby ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Amid rising anti-Semitism in Europe, are Jews safer
Amid rising anti-Semitism in Europe, are Jews safer in the East than the West?  Sun Sentinel

Deadly attacks on Jewish people and institutions are far from a new occurrence in Europe, where Jewish communities across the continent have faced threats ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Unsteady Evolution of Democracy - The New York
The Unsteady Evolution of Democracy  The New York Times

Sheri Berman's Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe sees the political history of Europe as one step forward, one step back.


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The 'Versailles of Belarus': Inside the Unimaginable
The 'Versailles of Belarus': Inside the Unimaginable Tale of a Ruined Palace, Meddlesome Aristocrats, and a Jewish Industrial Dynasty  The Daily Beast

It is one of Europe's great ruins, a poetic reminder of an empire that once shook the continent. A stark sentinel, it would later bear witness to unimaginable ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The two issues that undermined the E.U. - The Washington
The two issues that undermined the E.U.  The Washington Post

Brexit shows that the E.U. needs more than just tinkering.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Poland Is Europe's Growth Champion. Can This Continue
Poland Is Europe's Growth Champion. Can This Continue?  The Globalist

Key elements of the Polish success story resemble that of the German post-war economic story, especially relying on social and economic inclusiveness as a ...


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
What Cafs Did for Liberalism - The New Yorker
What Cafs Did for Liberalism  The New Yorker

They were essential social institutions of political modernitycaffeinated pathways out of clan society and into a cosmopolitan world, Adam Gopnik writes.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Yiddish-German: from Central Europe to the Holocaust
Yiddish-German: from Central Europe to the Holocaust and back?  New Eastern Europe

Before the Second World War, German enjoyed the status of a global language on par with English, French and Spanish. It is a little-known fact that the German ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Is Rotterdam Europe's Most Beautiful Modern City
Is Rotterdam Europe's Most Beautiful Modern City?  The Daily Beast

Too often lost in the shadow of Amsterdam, this Dutch city has more than its share of charms in architecture, history, and, perhaps most surprising, food.


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Eastern Europe's Illiberal Revolution - Foreign Affairs
Eastern Europe's Illiberal Revolution  Foreign Affairs Magazine

Democracy in Eastern Europe has taken a dangerous illiberal turn, as demonstrated by the rise of Viktor Orban in Hungary and Jaroslaw Kaczysnki in Poland.


Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Animated Map: 2,400 Years of European History - Visual
Animated Map: 2,400 Years of European History  Visual Capitalist

The history of Europe is breathtakingly complex, but this two minute video helps makes sense of 2400 years of shifting borders and nations.


Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CEU and Hungary's War Against the Enlightenment Social
CEU and Hungary's War Against the Enlightenment Social Europe  Social Europe Journal

Forcing CEU to relocate most of its teaching programs from Budapest to Vienna is a significant step in this relentless crusade against Enlightenment values and ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ancient migration transformed Spain's DNA - BBC News
Ancient migration transformed Spain's DNA  BBC News

A migration from Central Europe transformed the genetic make-up of people in Spain during the Bronze Age, a study reveals. DNA evidence shows the migrants ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Essential Arts: Call it a comeback MOCAs new shows
Essential Arts: Call it a comeback MOCAs new shows reveal an institution ascendant  Los Angeles Times

The week's essential arts news, including MOCA on the rebound, the tragedy of the Central Park Five as opera and a daring play within a play.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:30:00 GMT
Study finds people smoked marijuana in rituals 2,500
Study finds people smoked marijuana in rituals 2,500 years ago - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- An international team of researchers have found evidence that people smoked marijuana, also known as cannabis, for its ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:03:01 GMT
Hyatt Announces the First Hyatt-Branded Hotel in Malta
Hyatt Announces the First Hyatt-Branded Hotel in Malta  Modern Diplomacy

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Bay Street Holdings Limited to develop the first ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:33:21 GMT
Everything of comfortable life in one space Second
Everything of comfortable life in one space Second part of construction of one of the largest apartment complexes finished in Tbilisi  Georgianjournal

Green Diamond, MAQRO Construction, Sopho Tsamalashvili, Green Budapest, Besik Liluashvili, Accor Hotels Georgia, MAQRO Home, Madam COCO, Novotel ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 11:06:29 GMT
21 amazing London attractions that tourists dont know
21 amazing London attractions that tourists dont know about  MyLondon

Living in one of the world's greatest cities definitely has its upsides - the price of a pint aside. But unlike the rest of the world, actually living here means its easy to ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 05:45:00 GMT
What is the current state of the migration crisis in
What is the current state of the migration crisis in Europe?  The Guardian

More than three years after Europe's biggest influx of migrants and refugees since the second world war, tensions between EU member states over how to ...


Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
In Eastern Europe, U.S. Officials Talk Deals, Not Erosion
In Eastern Europe, U.S. Officials Talk Deals, Not Erosion of Democracy  The New York Times

WARSAW In Budapest this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned bluntly of security threats from Russia and China, but he did not overtly criticize the ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-socialist
Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-socialist Europe, Zdenka Badovinac in conversation with Ana Janevski - Video & Film  E-Flux

We are now in the second decade of the West taking interest in art from 'other' places. There are many reasons for this development, including the fall of ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
My Europe: Eastern brain drain threatens all of EU
My Europe: Eastern brain drain threatens all of EU  DW (English)

There is a lack of skilled workers in western and northern Europe, unemployment in southern and eastern Europe. "Qualified migration" is the new magic formula ...


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
15 of the most romantic towns in central Europe - CNN
15 of the most romantic towns in central Europe  CNN

From esk Krumlov in the Czech Republic to Sandomierz in Poland, here are 15 of the most romantic towns in Central Europe for a getaway with the one you ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Dictators have reemerged as the greatest threat to
Dictators have reemerged as the greatest threat to the liberal democratic world  The Washington Post

Dictators have reemerged as the greatest challenge facing the liberal democratic world.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What would happen if America left Europe to fend for
What would happen if America left Europe to fend for itself?  The Economist

WHY, A STRATEGIST from Mars might wonder, do Europeans doubt their ability to defend themselves against Russia without American help? The total GDP of ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why Istanbul's rerun is a battle for the soul of Turkey
Why Istanbul's rerun is a battle for the soul of Turkey  Open Democracy

Six summers ago, Erdogan's social engineering efforts triggered their first major backslash in Istanbul. And this March, spring came back to Istanbul.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:11:02 GMT
Why People Run: Motivation Theory Applied to Diverse
Why People Run: Motivation Theory Applied to Diverse Migration  Modern Diplomacy

According to a United Nations report, 3.2% of world population or 258 million people, live in a country other than their country of birth. Between 1990 and 2017 ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:47:43 GMT
Japans Kao scraps #BeWhite campaign, realising it could
Japans Kao scraps #BeWhite campaign, realising it could be seen as racist  South China Morning Post

Japanese household product company Kao had the cleanest of intentions: run a campaign to encourage family members to split household chores more ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:06:57 GMT
Anti-Semitism has spread through the Islamic world
Anti-Semitism has spread through the Islamic world like a cancer  The Washington Post

In recent weeks, attention has focused on two freshman Democratic members of Congress, Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.), both of whom are ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Judy Asks: Is Europe Afraid of Migration? - Carnegie
Judy Asks: Is Europe Afraid of Migration?  Carnegie Europe

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe's role in the world. September ...


Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Has the modern nation state failed? - Financial Times
Has the modern nation state failed?  Financial Times

The 1919 Paris Peace Conference promised to remake the world. But today, its vision of nationhood looks increasingly under threat.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Berlins Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening
Berlins Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening  The New York Times

BERLIN The Humboldt Forum, the problem-plagued museum housed in a reconstructed palace in the center of this city, has pushed back its opening date to ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:53:51 GMT
Recep Tayyip Erdogans Relationship with the Ottoman
Recep Tayyip Erdogans Relationship with the Ottoman Empire  International Policy Digest

For Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Ottoman Empire remains a means by which to shape the popular image of the present through a selectively imagined past.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:30:01 GMT
I am no Tribesman - The Patriotic Vanguard
I am no Tribesman  The Patriotic Vanguard

Commentary. I am no Tribesman. By Dr. Charles Quist-Adade, Vancouver, Canada. In a rather unpleasant conversation between a compatriot and me in Ghana ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Democracy Desperately Needs a Reboot - Foreign Policy
Democracy Desperately Needs a Reboot  Foreign Policy In Focus

Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn't be coming at a worse time.


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:33:41 GMT
Did ancient cultures also use marijuana for its psychoactive
Did ancient cultures also use marijuana for its psychoactive effects?  Earth.com

A new study has found psychoactive compounds preserved in 2500-year-old funerary incense burners from the Jirzankal Cemetery in the eastern Pamirs of ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:01:22 GMT
The notion of an east-west split in the EU is simplistic
The notion of an east-west split in the EU is simplistic and defeatist  The Economist

BUDAPEST IN JANUARY ill-suits political action. A freezing wind rushes off the Hungarian plain and whips the grand 19th-century boulevards. The streets ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The loss of European memory Social Europe - Social
The loss of European memory Social Europe  Social Europe Journal

A commitment to democracy, human rights and the rule of law was Europe's answer to fascism. The loss of this European memory presents real dangers amid a ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Poland's Short-Sighted Military Dependence on the United
Poland's Short-Sighted Military Dependence on the United States  Carnegie Europe

It's not too late for Poland to let go of the mirage of Fort Trump and pursue a more realistic security policy in collaboration with its European and NATO allies.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
With Great Demographics Comes Great Power - Foreign
With Great Demographics Comes Great Power  Foreign Affairs Magazine

Demographics may not be destiny, but for students of geopolitics, they come close. Although conventional measures of economic and military power often ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:07:30 GMT
Incredible Shrinking Europe - The Wall Street Journal
Incredible Shrinking Europe  The Wall Street Journal

Last week offered *fresh* evidence that the most consequential historical shift of the last 100 years continues: the decline of Europe as a force in world affairs.


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Their enemys enemy: Israel and Central Europe's newfound
Their enemys enemy: Israel and Central Europe's newfound partnership  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

The row surrounding Poland's Holocaust law will not reverse the evolution of a strategic alliance between Central Europe and the Jewish state.


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Remembering World War I in the Middle East - Al Jazeera
Remembering World War I in the Middle East  Al Jazeera English

The end of World War I marked the beginning of a major transformation in Turkey and the Middle East.


Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Religious Belief and National Belonging in Central
Religious Belief and National Belonging in Central and Eastern Europe  Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project

Religion has reasserted itself as an important part of individual and national identity in a region that was once dominated by atheist communist regimes.


Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The Czech 'Church of Bones': Inside Sedlec Ossuary
The Czech 'Church of Bones': Inside Sedlec Ossuary  CNN

Kutn Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:07:30 GMT
Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week - June
Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week - June 9-June 16  City Guide NY

You'll find the the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Madison Avenue, Central Park Zoo, and Seredipity 3 in the Upper East Side, along with a plethora of other ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 06:28:41 GMT
Pompeo begins tour in long-overlooked central Europe
Pompeo begins tour in long-overlooked central Europe  EURACTIV

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Hungary, Slovakia and Poland this week he wants to make up for a lack of US engagement that opened the door to ...


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Indias engagements with Central Europe: Historical
Indias engagements with Central Europe: Historical links, shared values and global objectives  Observer Research Foundation

Modern-day India deals with the independent Czech and Slovak republics, where bilateral relations are friendly, genuine and positive. The leaders built these ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How the Trauma and Struggles of World War I Helped
How the Trauma and Struggles of World War I Helped Shape the Modern World  Duke Today

The War to End All Wars itself never really ended. World War I lives on today in the conflicts disrupting the Middle East and Europe, the experiments still seen in ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Estonian Russian. If or when? - New Eastern Europe
Estonian Russian. If or when?  New Eastern Europe

The Russian language is the only 'big language' in the world to remain so closely connected to its parent nation-state, Russia. Despite the fact that it is used so ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Europes democracies are in trouble. To understand why
Europes democracies are in trouble. To understand why, look to the past.  Washington Post

Sheri Berman is the author of a new book, Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Rgime to the Present Day, that examines how democracy ...


Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:59:56 GMT
The Myth of a Christian Revival in Eastern Europe
The Myth of a Christian Revival in Eastern Europe  The American Conservative

Nations like Hungary are supposedly embracing Christianity as an alternative to liberalism. The reality is something very different. By Will Collins January 7, ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The new autocrats: How democracy helps leaders consolidate
The new autocrats: How democracy helps leaders consolidate power  The Washington Post

WROCLAW, Poland The police came in the pre-dawn stillness of a freezing February morning in southwestern Poland, knocking at the door of a national hero ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The U.S.-China Tech War Is Being Fought in Central
The U.S.-China Tech War Is Being Fought in Central Europe  The Atlantic

The Czech Republic's complicated relationship with the Chinese giant Huawei offers a lesson in the benefits and pitfalls of courting Beijing.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Europe's new Reformation - New Statesman
Europe's new Reformation  New Statesman

Five hundred years ago a political and religious crisis tore Europe apart. Now the continent is entering another age of schism.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Best places to visit in Europe: A modern-day Grand
Best places to visit in Europe: A modern-day Grand Tour  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

The Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Never had it so good Central Europes Goldilocks economies
Never had it so good Central Europes Goldilocks economies  The Economist

The region is enjoying a boom. But long-term success requires more skilled workers and more innovative companies.


Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Central European University is moving to Vienna
The Central European University is moving to Vienna  The Economist

FOLLOWING AN 18-month legal war of attrition between the Central European University (CEU), founded by the philanthropist George Soros, and his ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Chinese investment, and influence, in Europe is growing
Chinese investment, and influence, in Europe is growing  The Economist

UNDER the Renaissance ceiling of the Ball Games Hall in Prague Castle, Zhang Jianmin, the newly arrived Chinese ambassador to the Czech Republic, ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
These Eastern European Countries Are Home to Some of
These Eastern European Countries Are Home to Some of the Most Dynamic Winemakers Right Now  Fortune

After decades of Soviet control, it took time for Eastern European wines to make a comeback.


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Dear Europe, Brexit is a lesson for all of us: its
Dear Europe, Brexit is a lesson for all of us: its time for renewal  The Guardian

We can't let nationalists exploit public anger. I want an ambitious project that lets the people really take back control, writes the president of France, Emmanuel ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A MoMA Anthology Conceives of the Art of Central and
A MoMA Anthology Conceives of the Art of Central and Eastern Europe Beyond the Post-Communist Lens  Hyperallergic

The anthology arrives at a crucial time to speak about the art scenes of European post-Communist societies and their common conditions of transformation.


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Is Europe Ready to Defend Itself? - The Wall Street
Is Europe Ready to Defend Itself?  The Wall Street Journal

The new Republican administration in Washington issued a blunt warning: Unless Europe quickly set up its own unified army, the U.S. would be compelled to ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Has Hungary launched the greatest pro-natalist experiment
Has Hungary launched the greatest pro-natalist experiment in modern world history?  Hungarian Free Press

The current issue of the National Review, an American conservative biweekly magazine, carries an essay by Samuel Hammond entitled "Born in Hungary--What ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ancient genomes suggest the eastern Pontic-Caspian
Ancient genomes suggest the eastern Pontic-Caspian steppe as the source of western Iron Age nomads  Science Advances

For millennia, the Pontic-Caspian steppe was a connector between the Eurasian steppe and Europe. In this scene, multidirectional and sequential movements of ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Political theatrics threaten to distract Europe in
Political theatrics threaten to distract Europe in 2019  The Economist

WHEN HISTORIANS look back on 2019 in Europe, what will they say? Many will doubtless discern a turning-point. Not only is Britain leaving the EU, but in May ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Five local photographers sharing fascinating stories
Five local photographers sharing fascinating stories from Eastern Europe  Dazed

Twenty years ago, Eastern Europe was shrouded in mystery and its inhabitants were ruled by dictators belonging to powerful oligarchical circles. While the ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The dragon over Visegrad: China in central Europe
The dragon over Visegrad: China in central Europe  Global Risk Insights

China's modern successor to the Silk Road the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has received heavy criticism from the West as a tool that could be used to divide ...


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why Poland Is Planning Europe's Biggest Airport - Bloomberg
Why Poland Is Planning Europe's Biggest Airport  Bloomberg

The village of Baranow, Poland, is a bucolic place, with little more than a general store, a school named after Pope John Paul II, and a church whose spire juts ...


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Issue 1/2019: Public intellectuals. What is their place
Issue 1/2019: Public intellectuals. What is their place, role and responsibility today?  New Eastern Europe

This issue takes a special look at the role and responsibility of the public intellectual in Central and Eastern Europe today. January 2, 2019 - New Eastern ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The New German Question - Foreign Affairs
The New German Question  Foreign Affairs

The failure of the European Union, if it occurs, will bring back what used to be known as the German questionhow to deal with a country at the heart of ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Crying 'Fascist' in Eastern Europe - The American Conservative
Crying 'Fascist' in Eastern Europe  The American Conservative

A specter is haunting Eastern Europe. The prevailing view among Western observers is that the region is on the verge of sliding backwards into autocracy, ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How George H.W. Bush made modern Europe - POLITICO
How George H.W. Bush made modern Europe  POLITICO.eu

Germany, above all, was lucky to have this American president in power in 1989.


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Searching for Alternatives in Eastern Europe - Monthly
Searching for Alternatives in Eastern Europe  Monthly Review

Rbert Nrai: In the 1960s, Gyrgy Lukcsunder the slogan Back to Marx!called for a renaissance of Marxism within Eastern Europe. Your political and ...


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