The first English translations of some of Kazakhstan’s best-known fiction writers and poets.
A new biography charts the short life of a Russian jazz-rock great who ‘upgraded himself every minute.’
The descendants of Russia’s literary pantheon have a cringe-worthy, boot-licking session with Putin.
The fruits of modern scholarship presented in this book ought to bring to a close some of the unproductive debates about who Macedonians really are.
Plus, Uzbekistan frees a celebrated writer after 14 years, and an opposition figure in Tajikistan is severely beaten.
In the next couple of years, the president and his party could kill off democracy. From openDemocracy.
The country’s written and unwritten rules of governance hold back the tide of modernization. From openDemocracy.
Dmitry Bykov’s new novel solves the biggest mystery of Russian literature but raises some questions about the author and Russia itself.
#PragueMediaPoint Conference for journalists, media professionals, and scholars
The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.