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Irredentist Chic

by Virág Molnár
Right-wing radicalism has been on the rise across Europe as evidenced by the growing popularity of populist-nationalist parties like Front National in France, or the UKIP in the UK, and is likely to increase further in the wake of the current European refugee and migrant crisis.

Capitularies

by Jennifer R. Davis
If we could imagine standing in Rome around the year 500 CE, as the old empire had been gradually replaced by new kingdoms, we would see a world in transition.

Lemonade

by Ioana Uricaru
Excerpt from a screen play. Moji is a US immigration official; Mara is a Romanian woman who has recently married an American, after having known him for only two months. Moji is in charge of her greencard application.

To Stop the War

by Mary Ellen Carroll and Mohammad Attar
Theater as a political form of art -- and the situation in Syria.

The Great Departure : Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

by Jeremy King
A book review of alumna Tara Zara's recent book which explores how debates about and experiences of emigration shaped competing ideals of freedom in Eastern Europe and "the West" over the course of one hundred years.

Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack

by David Lazar
A book review of alumna Mary Cappello's book on mood, and how it works in and with us as complicated, imperfectly self-knowing beings existing in a world that impinges and infringes on us, but also regularly suffuses us with beauty and joy and wonder.

This is the online edition of the Berlin Journal. A Magazine from the American Academy in Berlin

Publisher: Daniel Benjamin

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