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Seeking Safety and Security in an Unsafe and Insecure World

Seeking Safety and Security in an Unsafe and Insecure World

Octobre 29, 2010

By Leonidas Donskis
Curiously enough, the independence of Lithuania, proclaimed and regained on March 11, 1990, was inseparable from the country’s long fight for the right to close down the Ignalina nuclear power plant. After the Chernobyl tragedy, there was little, if any, trust in the ability of the then collapsing Soviet Union to meet Western European standards of technological credibility, not to mention the resulting human safety and energy security.(Tęsti...)

The Unique Center in Gotland Island

The Unique Center in Gotland Island

Janvier 06, 2011

By Leonidas Donskis

There is a fine institution situated in Visby, Gotland Island, Sweden: the Baltic Center for Writers and Translators (BCWT). I hold this Center to be the jewel of Swedish cultural policy and public diplomacy in the Baltic region. The BCWT is the Baltic region’s symbolic home, a place where Nordic and Baltic languages, literatures, and translators come together.(Tęsti...)

The Legacy of George Orwell

The Legacy of George Orwell

Juin 26, 2013

On 25 June 2013, George Orwell (1903–1950) would turn 110. He appears to have been the real prophet of totalitarianism, and far and away the most insightful writer in the West who got the very essence of the tragedy of Eastern Europe. (Continue...)