Category: Around NYC

German Green: Stop calling your opponents “fascists”

But the renewed appeal of anti-immigration and protectionist policies does have Ralf Fücks worried.

/ November 17, 2016
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Sweden Democrats: Migrants must accept “Swedish culture”

NYU professor says the conservative nationalist party pits its supporters against immigrants and refugees.

/ November 12, 2016

The European Union doesn’t exist!

And other lessons from the NYU conference on Referendums and Democratic Politics.

/ November 7, 2016
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Peter Wohlleben shows off “The Hidden Life of Trees”

The German naturalist tells us that trees have feelings too

/ October 16, 2016

500 years of Jewish history—from the Venetian Ghetto

Donatella Calabi presented her new book Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516–2016 at the Rizzoli Bookstore.

/ September 20, 2016

This Weekend: Polish films and German literature

For film and literature buffs, this weekend is chock full. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening film after Polish film for Kino Polska: New Polish Cinema. Meanwhile, Festival Neue Literatur has events scattered across Manhattan and Brooklyn. I’m looking...

/ February 26, 2016