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Migrants in Hungarian literature II: Immigrants

Posted by Ágnes Orzóy | | filed under: ,

In this region, the eastern and southern parts of Europe, borders are very important, because history has always been equivalent here with the shift and change of borders; individual and family ...

Monday Mo 30 30 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Monday Mo 30 30 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Way Ahead of Politics: Literary Bridge between Belgrade and Pristina/ Daleko ispred politike: Književni most između Beograda i Prištine

Posted by Saša Ilic | | filed under: ,

With a thirty-year delay, on 25th August 2015 the Prime Ministers of Serbia and Kosovo signed four agreements in Brussels, as part of the Brussels negotiations on normalization of the relationship ...

Wednesday We 25 25 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Wednesday We 25 25 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Migrants in Hungarian literature I: emigrants

Posted by Ágnes Orzóy | | filed under: ,

“Leave the place that is not good for you. Those who are leaving are right to do so. And they will regret it, just like those who are staying.” (Endre Kukorelly)

Monday Mo 23 23 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Monday Mo 23 23 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

“That’s our common enemy. Period. That’s it. End!” France’s Writers On the Terror in Paris/ Das ist unser gemeinsamer Feind. Punkt. Aus. Ende! Frankreichs Schriftsteller über den Terror in Paris

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

Three days after the terror attacks, on Monday, despite the continuing state of emergency, the French people returned to everyday life. Schools, shops, cinemas and concert halls are now open again. ...

Thursday Th 19 19 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Thursday Th 19 19 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Islamists or Far-Right Extremists – Who Will be Hollande’s Successor?/ Islamisten oder Rechtsextremisten, wer wird Hollandes Nachfolger?

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

One and a half years before the French presidential elections the political climate in France is tense. Trust in François Hollande has long since ebbed away and a second term in office looks more ...

Monday Mo 16 16 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Monday Mo 16 16 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

The Happy Well-Read Troll Tavern/ Gostilna Pri veselem načitanem trolu

Posted by Aljoša Harlamov | | filed under: ,

The Slovenian novel began in a tavern. This doesn’t mean that Josip Jurčič wrote continuously drunk. (Although that is how most of early Slovenian poetry came to be.)

Thursday Th 12 12 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Thursday Th 12 12 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Digitization boosts the literary selection at the libraries/ Digitaliseringen styrker de danske bibliotekers litteraturtilbud

Posted by Lise Vandborg | | filed under: ,

In times of digitization and a growing literary market of diversity, the libraries enforce the information and knowledge and access to literature. Digitization supports the literary conversation both ...

Sunday Su 08 8 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Sunday Su 08 8 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Prix Goncourt 2015: Mathias Enard and/ und Boualem Sansal

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: , ,

It’s literary awards time – this week is France’s most important season for literary accolades. The Prix Goncourt goes to Mathias Enard for his novel Boussole and not to Algerian writer, Boualem ...

Thursday Th 05 5 November Nov 11 11 15 2015 November Nov 11 11 Thursday Th 05 5 15 2015 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more