Temperance

Adaption from graphics by OpenClipArt via Freesvg.org Pope Gregory I, bishop of Rome from 590 to 604 A.D., was convinced that the end of the…

A conceptual toolbox

Read Matilda Amundsen Bergström’s article Temperance Virtue overcoming boundaries Matilda Amundsen Bergström Matilda Amundsen Bergström revisits temperance – the sixth century ethical cornerstone, dismissed as…

The truth about MH17

Eurozine · The truth about MH17: Eliot Higgins of Bellingcat in interview Gagarin, the Eurozine podcast Listen and subscribe wherever you get you podcasts At…

Faire l’idiot!

Photo by Florian Klauer from Unsplash ‘Pinkpoppppppppppp!’1 Someone in the audience shouted the name of the other music festival near the end of my talk…

Paradise lost?

The Czech Republic has recently seen heated and, at times, hostile debates surrounding the removal of a statue of Red Army general Ivan Konev from…

Incydent

Jest bowiem w ogóle kwestia, czy „jaśniejsza przyszłość” to naprawdę i zawsze sprawa jakiegoś odległego „tam”. A jeżeli – przeciwnie – jest czymś, co już…

Going live

A conceptual toolbox for the present Glänta 1–2/2020 Eurozine Review Formative moments of a democrat New Eastern Europe 4/2020 Eurozine Review Going live Positionen 123…

Solidarity with Belarus

Shards of truth Svetlana Alexievich Siarhej Šapran Roma communities never got a break Roma Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 Marko Pecak Incident Or three short essays…

Incident

Photo by Rostislav Artov @rostikarts from Unsplash The real question is whether the brighter future is really always so distant. What if, on the contrary,…

Sociology and colonialism

In January this year, the Hamburger Institute for Social Research awarded its annual Siegfried Landshut prize to the US sociologist George Steinmetz. Mittelweg 36, the…

Shards of truth

Siarhej Šapran: After you received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, you said on several occasions that it was hard to get used to…

The junk property crisis

Berlin, like many other international metropolises, has experienced an increase in immigration for some time. Outwardly, the city presents itself as open and multicultural. City…

After Populism

A great deal has been said about the errors of populist politics, but the puzzling thing is that populist politicians seem to get some things…

Farewell to dreamland

1989 and its aftermath gave life to a liberating yet frightening era of ‘wild thinking’, whose manifold meanings and consequences refuse to be caged in…

Beyond bronze

A mechanical whir cranks the upside-down bronze out from where it was unceremoniously dumped. Then, as if in flashback, euphoric protestors cheer and clap as…