The Forgotten Phenomenon of Twin Cities. City-to-city relations on the edge of Eastern Europe

Article written by Erekle Iantbelidze, in Georgian and English. The Forgotten Phenomenon of Twin Cities. City-to-city relations on the edge of Eastern Europe February 2021 marked the centenary of the occupation of Georgia by the Soviet Union. Numerous public events honoured the victims of political repression and aggression by the Communist regime. Telavi, the capitalContinue reading “The Forgotten Phenomenon of Twin Cities. City-to-city relations on the edge of Eastern Europe”

“Toss a coin to your Witcher oh”, the region of Kielce

Article written by Wojciech Łysak, in English. Is there a link between witchcraft, periglaciation and gaming industry? Legends from the region of Świętokrzyskie (Holy Cross) Mountains provide one. Surrounding the city of Kielce in south-central Poland, this robustly green, picturesque area is covered by small (highest peak is just 614 meter) mountains that due to centuries ofContinue reading ““Toss a coin to your Witcher oh”, the region of Kielce”

Influences of Italian Immigrants in the Formation of São Paulo’s Cultural Identity

Article written by Guilherme Ursini, in English and Portuguese. Influences of Italian Immigrants in the Formation of São Paulo’s Cultural Identity I don’t believe in the existence of a common Brazilian identity. Formation of national identities are, per se, already a very complex topic, so I will try to break the Brazilian case down inContinue reading “Influences of Italian Immigrants in the Formation of São Paulo’s Cultural Identity”

Alsace-Moselle, from rivalry to symbol of openness

Article written by Louis Brendel, in French and English. L’Alsace-Moselle, de la rivalité au symbole d’ouverture Aujourd’hui, il ne fait aucun doute que l’Alsace-Moselle, malgré une histoire partagée entre la France et l’Allemagne, est pleinement intégré dans l’Etat français, ce qui n’empêche pas les trois départements de la Moselle, du Haut-Rhin et du Bas-Rhin deContinue reading “Alsace-Moselle, from rivalry to symbol of openness”

Southeastern Turkey: A glance at the upper Mesopotamia

Article written by Çağlar Ceyran, in Turkish and English. Southeastern Turkey : A glance at the upper Mesopotamia When I visited Göbeklitepe for the first time in 2016, I was completely overwhelmed by what lay before my eyes. To see the oldest known temple in the world is like carrying out a duty of pilgrimage forContinue reading “Southeastern Turkey: A glance at the upper Mesopotamia”