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Issue 6 2017 – Central Asia. The forgotten region?

November/December 2017: Central Asia. (Is this how you imagine) The forgotten region? Central Asia is an ethnically, geographically and culturally diverse region, covering a similar land mass as the European Union. Yet, it remains one of the least familiar to the general public in the West. An important region in its own right, located in a volatile geopolitical area between Russia, China, Afghanistan and Iran, the five states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan rarely make headlines in the mainstream media. Owing to this neglect the region has fallen victim to orientalist clichés, presenting it as a spacious blank steppe dividing the big players or as a collection of post-Soviet artificial entities devoid of agency in international relations.

October 31, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Issue 5/2017: Homo post-sovieticus

Stories of an unfinished transformation Anyone interested in Central and Eastern Europe understands that this region is far from monolithic, also in the implementation (or lack thereof) of western economic and political systems. At the same time we cannot deny there is something idiosyncratic about the former Soviet bloc, something which links its societies together. Either through common experience or history (or both).

October 7, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Joseph Conrad revisited

This special series of articles about the life and work of Joseph Conrad first appeared in Issue 5/2017 of New Eastern Europe. Subscribe now.

September 15, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Call for applications – Poland and Central and Eastern Europe 2017

Call for applications is now open for the first International School titled: Poland and Central and Eastern Europe – 2017: The school is dedicated to young historians, social scientists, journalists, social activists, popularizers of Polish and Central European history. The School is open to people from Western and Eastern Europe, the United States, Canada, Israel, […]

July 17, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Intermarium in the 21st century

On July 6-7 2017, Lazarski Unviersity in Warsaw organised and hosted a conference titled: “Intermarium in the 21st Century: Visions, Architectures and Feasibilities”. This international gathering brought together Central and Eastern European scholars to examine the diversity of interpretations of the Intermarium concept and assess chances for its various configurations to come into being. The conference focused on the nature of Intermarium as well as debated the feasibility of its geographic, political, economic, cultural and security dimensions.

July 5, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Issue 3-4 2017: The Balkan Carousel

Get this issue delivered straight to your doorstep. Click here to subscribe online today.  “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. This poignant statement calls for wide attention, especially […]

May 15, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Europe with a View to the Future 2017

Europe with a View to the Future is an international forum for European reflection.  This year’s forum will be held on May 25-27 2017 at the European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk. Topics to be discussed include: – Russia: 100 years after the revolution. A return to imperial politics in Europe? – Antiliberal counter-revolutions. How are […]

April 20, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Personal Democracy Forum 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Personal Democracy Forum April 6-7 2017, European Solidarity Centre, Gdańsk, Poland   About The Event The 5th edition of Personal Democracy Forum will serve as a platform of idea and experience exchange for people working for civic participation and transparency in public life with the help of new […]

March 28, 2017 - New Eastern Europe

Holiday Wishes from NEE

On behalf of the editors and publishers of New Eastern Europe, we would like to wish all of our readers a very Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year 2017!  Speaking of holidays…why not purchase a gift subscription to New Eastern Europe for the special reader in your life. And while you are celebrating the holidays make sure to listen to some Polish Christmas Carols […]

December 22, 2016 - New Eastern Europe

What does the election of Donald Trump for US president mean for Eastern Europe?

New Eastern Europe asked a few prominent region watchers what the election of Donald Trump for President of the United States means for Eastern Europe. Here is what they think:

November 10, 2016 - New Eastern Europe

A fight for every pair of eyes

Day three: emotions at the Conrad Festival

From private emotions, born around the family table, through emotions connected with the feeling of power, to the intense experience of reality – this was the path, travelled by the participants of the Conrad Festival together with the invited guests.

October 28, 2016 - New Eastern Europe

After the NATO Warsaw Summit

You are cordially invited to attend the Jubilee XXV International Security Conference in Kraków titled: "After NATO Warsaw Summit: A Proper Response for Hard Times?" organised by the Foundation Institute for Strategic Studies in Kraków.

October 3, 2016 - New Eastern Europe

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