Writers Ece Temelkuran, Neel Mukherjee, David van Reybrouck, Rodaan Al Galidi, artists Bogomir Doringer, Ruud Gielens, Laila Soliman, change agent Kirsten van den Hul, journalist/ editor Claude Grunitzky share their visions and thoughts on four timely topics at the heart of European public debate and media.Read More
We invite you to read the contributions from journalists, researchers, writers who are, as we, investigating and questioning European Narratives and their making in the present and the future.
Authors (pictured above from left to right): Umayya Abu-Hanna, Abdelkader Benali, Jan Brokken, Odile Chenal, Magnólia Costa, Hongjian Cui, Jason Dittmer, Lillian Fellmann, Amitav Ghosh, Marc Hannemann, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Rajendra K. Jain, Renée Jones-Bos, Wolfram Kaiser, Gazmend Kapllani, Svetla Kazalarska, Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron, Wietske Maas, Nat Muller, Silvia Nanclares, Thijs van Nimwegen, Fokke Obbema, Rainer Ohliger, Didier Pasamonik, Cristina Pecequilo, Kerstin Poehls, Ranabir Samaddar, Monica Sassatelli, Paul Scheffer, Jian Shi, Bas Snelders, Iryna Videnava and Niña Weijers.
The Reading Room contributions:
Abdelkader Benali and Jan Brokken have started a fierce and heated direct exchange, sparked off by Jan with an outcry on the sadness of the discourse on Europe. Here's their conversation in 5 parts.Read More
The EU apparatchik is often seen as an administrative monster happily gorging on all of our hard-earned national budgets. Is it time for Brussels to get a make-over?Read More
An emotional (and potentially violent) Balkan walks into a café where there’s an uptight German (still flirting with certain WWII ideologies). Go ahead: scratch that wound!Read More
Europe has seen centuries of migration and mixing of cultures. Here, we take on Max Frisch's quote: “Wir Riefen Arbeitskräfte und es Kamen Menschen.” /‘We called upon the labor force and the people came.’Read More
Certain issues still sit heavy in Europe’s stomach. Our contributors spotted among others: WWII, racism and freedom of expression. Are there ways we can aid the digestion?Read More
Access the complete archives of ECF run project Narratives for Europe.Read More
Learn more about Windows into Protest, a project emerging from our Tandem network - our programme for cultural managers across the EU and beyond. It is a project in partnership with three countries where protest in many different forms has been taking place: Ukraine, Turkey and the UK.Read More
Pedro Jiménez (ZEMOS98) has written about the most recent performance of €urovisions, an audiovisual show created and performed live by Karol Rakowski (Poland); Okaku Noriko (Japan / UK); Farah Rahman (Netherlands) and Malaventura (Spain); English support collective The Light Surgeons, with technical and artistic coordination of ZEMOS98. ECF presented €urovisions at EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam on 22 May 2014.Read More
The summer months are a time for relaxation and reflection – a chance to explore new places and new ideas. With this in mind, we have compiled some recommended reading materials to accompany you on your journeys this summer – including articles and books from ECF’s own Library and some from our partners’ collections too. We hope you enjoy them.Read More
As 2014 is coming to a close, it is an ideal time to be looking back at some of the rich and diverse content we were able to share with you through our library. See our selection of media, books, reports, comics and video, representing the breadth of activities we have undertaken in the past year.Read More