Ideas & People

The Other Bulgarian Women: the show dividing a country

The Other Bulgarian Women: the show dividing a country

Marina Tsvetaeva: where to start with her literature

Marina Tsvetaeva: where to start with her literature

Grassroots: the community initiatives leading Lithuania’s urban farming revolution

Grassroots: the community initiatives leading Lithuania’s urban farming revolution

Must-read media: 10 of the best English-language magazines from across Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Must-read media: 10 of the best English-language magazines from across Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Svetlana Alexievich named among Forbes 50 over 50 list

Svetlana Alexievich named among Forbes 50 over 50 list

How a hike ruled by socialist-era bureaucracy became a Hungarian rite of a passage

How a hike ruled by socialist-era bureaucracy became a Hungarian rite of a passage

Surmounting the politics of the Transcaucasian Trail

Surmounting the politics of the Transcaucasian Trail

Fake Njuz: as Serbian media struggles, one satire site is speaking truth to power

Fake Njuz: as Serbian media struggles, one satire site is speaking truth to power

Miroslav Krleža: where to start with Croatia’s most famous writer

Miroslav Krleža: where to start with Croatia’s most famous writer

Emotional Clothing: the smart garments that change colour based on your mood

Emotional Clothing: the smart garments that change colour based on your mood

Desire International: unpacking the language of love and repression

Desire International: unpacking the language of love and repression

How one brand is reinventing contemporary fetishwear to create a more open conversation on sexuality

How one brand is reinventing contemporary fetishwear to create a more open conversation on sexuality

Olga Tokarczuk: where to start with her literature

Olga Tokarczuk: where to start with her literature

‘People for the state or state for the people?’ Russian journalist accepts Nobel prize with call for press freedom

‘People for the state or state for the people?’ Russian journalist accepts Nobel prize with call for press freedom

Imre Kertész: where to start with Hungary's Nobel Prize-winning author

Imre Kertész: where to start with Hungary’s Nobel Prize-winning author

Elene Naveriani's film Wet Sand unearths Georgian society’s deeply-buried secrets

Elene Naveriani’s film Wet Sand unearths Georgian society’s deeply-buried secrets

Al​​eksey Balabanov: where to start with his films

Al​​eksey Balabanov: where to start with his films

Assessing Limonov, Russia’s most controversial writer

Assessing Limonov, Russia’s most controversial writer

The street fitness movement defying Poland’s conservative mainstream

The street fitness movement defying Poland’s conservative mainstream

The Calvert Journal wins 2021 Lovie Award for best overall social presence

The Calvert Journal wins 2021 Lovie Award for best overall social presence