September 2, 2011 -
We cannot deny there is something idiosyncratic about the former Soviet bloc which links its societies together. Either through common experience or history (or both).
“The price of Europeanising the Balkans is much higher than the price of the Balkanisation of Europe,” claims Zagreb-based writer Miljenko Jergović in the opening essay to this issue of New Eastern Europe.
If there is one phrase that is being repeated like a mantra in 2017, it is that “the world is upside down”.
In this issue we explore the phenomenon which has played a key role in this region for centuries: revolutions.
Five years since the first issue of New Eastern Europe, we return to the topic of that first issue: Borders.
This issue depicts the plight of the political prisoners in our region, whose voices we barely hear.
As NATO prepares for the Warsaw Summit, our authors begin the debate on the pages of this issue, focusing on the current state of NATO’s eastern flank.
How much control does today’s Europe have over its own future? This is the main question we pose in the March-April 2016 issue of New Eastern Europe.
Is Europe starting to lose focus on its Eastern borders? This is the question we aim to answer in the January-February 2016 issue.