Christophe Boltanski

War is geography: an interview with Christophe Boltanski

On the fringes of war and the place of a journalist with the 2015 winner of the Prix Femina.

/ October 4, 2016
Margot Wallström addresses the UN

Sweden’s term on the Security Council begins with scandal at home

Parliamentarians and newspapers accuse Foreign Minister Margot Wallström of back-room dealing and creative accounting.

/ October 4, 2016

Painting the town red, one post at a time: Macedonia’s Colorful Revolution

Skopje's pro-democracy protesters found each other on Facebook, turning social media into a communications platform for demonstrators.

/ September 29, 2016
United Nations Security Council

Russia and the US continue sparring in the Security Council

Secretary Kerry accused Russian officials of living in a "parallel universe" when it comes to Syria.

/ September 27, 2016

Wake up, Web: Kosovo exists!

Tech-savvy Kosovars wonder: Why wait for recognition from Capo Verde or Nepal when Facebook and Microsoft acknowledge Kosovo?

/ September 26, 2016

The New York Transatlantic is now live!

Featuring a one-stop calendar with all the local events related to Europe and the Mediterranean, NYTA is the news source for New York's Europhiles.

/ September 26, 2016
Still from the film "Demon"

A country built on corpses

Demon digs up the skeletons in Poland's closet. And not just figuratively.

/ September 23, 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
Jiri Pehe with Vaclav Havel

The man who left the castle to get out of the kitchen: an interview with Jiri Pehe

On literature and political reality with Václav Havel's chief political advisor.

/ September 19, 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