A model explaining European cultural differences

Posted on 06. June 2013 by Noora Löfström When speaking with a class of 15 year olds about Europe; about possibilities, history, culture and the institutions, explaining decision making in the EU wasn’t the easiest – and I don’t blame them, it’s not crystal. “Codecision” or more fancily “ordinary legislative procedure” being the standard procedure of … Continue reading A model explaining European cultural differences

Will frogs from Athens settle down also in Košice?

Posted on 06. February 2013 by Lukáš Fúčela I couldn’t resist myself to write also some of my thoughts on the controversies connected with European Capital of Culture project in Košice (Slovakia) after reading latest Marta’s blog on this project in Marseille. The project of European Capital of Culture is well-known and also watched by general … Continue reading Will frogs from Athens settle down also in Košice?

European Capital of Culture: an award to foster understanding or to attract tourists?

Posted on 31. January 2013 by Marta Remacha Do you know which cities have been chosen this year as “European Capitals of Culture”? If you do a quick search on Google you will find that they are: Marseille(France) and Košice (Slovakia). Maybe you have never heard about this “title” but here in France I have only … Continue reading European Capital of Culture: an award to foster understanding or to attract tourists?