A look at the sources of inspiration behind "The Museum of Innocence"
In a famous article in the "Paris Review", Hemingway made a list of the literary figures who had influenced him....
Hungary: ruling in the guise of democracy
After 1989, within two decades, the hitherto ‘dormant’ authoritarian, leader-worshipping, order-obsessed right-wing...
Reading into the soul of Istanbul
A photograph from the 1920s makes plain the faultline that lays bare the conflicts of Istanbul, whether clearly...
Does Max Weber's occidental city have a future?
Comparative analysis of types of city, in their own spatial, political, social and economic contexts, remains a...
Football and its role in unifying the European public space
The Iron Curtain gave in when confronted with soccer, and that was only the beginning. Interview with Pascal Boniface.
Struggle, dissent and debate: politics and memory in Europe
Especially in some European countries, dealing with the dark sides of one’s history has become a significant topos....
If politics abandons human rights
In 1999, the EU embarked on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, not recognising that, left to...
A consultative Council of Citizens: for a new policy of participation in Europe
People are no longer content simply to take part in elections and to delegate all their power to political...
Can the bottom-up actions of citizens regenerate democracy in Europe?
The digital revolution has strengthened the ability of large organisations to arrange production in ways that weaken...