Read the responses of our contributors to our 4 timely topics.

Read the responses of our contributors to our 4 timely topics.

Essays, columns and publications investigating European Narratives.

Essays, columns and publications investigating European Narratives.

Artists share their Narratives for Europe through comics. 

Artists share their Narratives for Europe through comics. 

Writers Abdelkader Benali and Jan Brokken's thought provoking exchange on European Narratives

Writers Abdelkader Benali and Jan Brokken's thought provoking exchange on European Narratives

We invite thinkers, artists, writers and activists from Europe and beyond to share their thoughts and observations, to juxtapose, compare, dare, contemplate, open new perspectives and to provide food for thought on four main topics. 

 

Historical taboos 

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?

 

Flirting with stereotypes

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!

Labour force / humans

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.’ 

Next Generation Please!

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?