Канадський історик українського походження СЕРГІЙ ЄКЕЛЬЧИК про те, з чого мала б починатись українська декомунізація, й те, як популізм вихолощує важливі гасла.

SERHY YEKELCHYK: “COLONIAL” MEANS THAT WE HAVE NOT BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR PAST

У одному з найбідніших регіонів Італії мирно співіснують мусульмани й католики, сусіди влаштовують квартирники, а гей-прайди нагадують родинні свята. Все це – завдяки волонтерам.

PALERMO: A PLACE FOR EVERYONE

Anadolu Kültür – one of the Turkish organisations that work with the major social issues like the holocaust in Hungary, East-versus-West communication issues, the Kurdish-Turkish conflict and domestic violence against women. KORYDOR found out how…

WHERE CULTURE IS IMPOSSIBLE?

Ukrainian society is closing into “cosy ghettos”, says Serhiy Zhadan – but the writer and activist thinks that there are still ways in which dialogues can be opened up with people in the occupied territories….

Zhadan: ‘In the fight against the enemy, we forget about finding potential allies’

Croatian writer and journalist Slavenka Drakulic may be called a communism anthropologist. What she studies is soviet mentality. That may be documenting women’s experience of everyday life in socialism (“How We Survived Communism and Even…

Slavenka Drakulic: “Between freedom and security people choose security”

The creative work of Marie Bashkirtseff belongs concurrently to several cultures – French, Ukrainian, and Russian. Immediately following the death of the artist and “Diary” author, her mythical status as a prominent figure at the…

The Cosmopolite

The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and the Lugansk People’s Republic have held “elections”, but Ukraine has officially cut off financing to the territories. And yet the Donbas question comes up when considering the issue of…

Tested by the Donbas

The noonday equipoise of this city of one million trembles at the leafy juncture of tree and its ripening yield. Lean and filthy, children shatter beer bottles with pieces of stone outside the windows. The…

Ghetto of Vice


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