‘Literature is a political exercise’: Gilmer Mesa – Politics

Gilmer Mesa (Medellín, 1978) is a bacán. He speaks with the warmth of the neighborhood boy who does not believe the story of being one of the most valuable voices in current literature and with the serenity that his own history covers: his brother was murdered during the times when the capo Pablo Escobar imposed […]

EAST EUROPE magazine | Ambivalent America

Dorothea Redepenning German version Abstract Totalitarian systems in Europe forced numerous artists into exile. The East Central European composers Bohuslav Martinů, George Enescu, and Béla Bartók went to the United States. Only there did Martinů became a composer of symphonies. His aesthetics corresponded with the main stream of American musical views. Enescu was held in […]

The Mighty Ones – Verlag Matthes & Seitz Berlin

If trees could speak, what would they tell us? Zora del Buono sets out on the oldest trees of Europe and North-Amerika. She wants to listen to the stories of these unusual living beings. She starts by paying a visit to the Ankerwycke yew tree under which Anne Boleyn met for the first time the […]

In Chartres, the miraculous discovery of a Gallo-Roman ceiling in carved wood

ARCHEOLOGY – The excavation campaign has led archaeologists to an inestimable booty: more than 1,500 pieces of ornate woodwork dating from Antiquity. Their perfect state of preservation is due to the water present in the Apollo basin, discovered under the charred beams. This sunny October afternoon will long be remembered by archaeologists. And their unusual […]

collections of performing arts in the time of a pandemic (online)

Online Symposium “Global Disconnections: Performing Arts Collections in the Time of a Pandemic” SIBMAS is pleased to announce in partnership with the Zbigniew Raszewski Theater Institute in Warsaw the program of our short autumn symposium which will take place online on October 28, 2021 at 3 p.m. (CEST). Our online event is called: “Global Disconnections: […]

Polemic writers and polemic essays in world literature (Bordeaux)

International meetig Polemic writers and polemic essays in world literature Bordeaux-Montaigne University 20-22 October 2021 Wednesday October 20 Mollat ​​bookstore Ausone station, 8 rue de la Vieille Tour, 33000 Bordeaux 12:30 p.m. Introduction by Céline BARRAL and Tristan LEPERLIER. 1 p.m. Inaugural conference. Gisèle SAPIRO (CNRS / EHESS): “Polemic writers of yesterday and today” 2 […]

The polio year – oe1.ORF.at

October 9, 2021, 9:17 pm The last case of poliomyelitis, or polio for short, occurred in Austria in 1980. This highly contagious viral disease shows symptoms of varying degrees of intensity, from harmless attacks of fever to paralysis of the extremities, eyelids, chest and respiratory muscles. The mortality rate is two to twenty percent; in […]