Jerzy Stuhr's latest film shows the continuing relevance of cinematic works critical of Communism.
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Sow and Reap NEW!
The Czech Social Democrats have been a success. Why is it the public can't stand them?
How Slovenia went from the brink of war to star student of the EU in just a few short years.
Greasing the Wheels
The bribes, the theft, the orgies... Hungary's incredible oil scandal fully explained.
Memory and Forgetting
Historical amnesia and post-Cold War attitudes in the Czech Republic. FREE ebook for CER eBookclub members.
The Celluloid Tinderbox
An explosive decade of Yugo film. FREE!
After the Rain
Has "transition" all been for nought?
The Failure of a New History
Tense Czecho-German relations. FREE!
Jana Bobošíková, the director of Czech TV news, had a spy in her camp.
A Political Compromise
Poland's central bank gets a controversial new governor.
From Post-Feminism to Past Femininity
Part II of this exploration of how women have lost out in transition.
Feels Like the First Time
The Swedes cut their teeth on the EU presidency.
Two Sides to This Coin
Unifying the Deutschmark and the Ostmark was a success... and a disaster.
Little Country, Big Problem
With a small population and land mass, the formulation of a regional policy for Slovenia has never seemed urgent. Until now.
Modest and Much-Needed
The recent scandal at Czech Television has lit a fire under a draft amendment to the law on public media that has been a long time coming.
Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz Kafka's Fin de SiĂ¨cle
Reviewed by Jonathan Bolton
The dilemma of cultural identity for German Jewish intellectuals in early 20th-century Prague.
When Eve Was Naked: A Journey through Life
Reviewed by Charles Sabatos
Škvorecký's latest collection tells his life story through fiction.
The outside media looking into the region:
Nuking the Northern Dimension
Russia's pesky enclave Kaliningrad poses headaches for the EU's Baltic initiative and NATO's expansion hopes.
Worries abound: enlargement, depleted uranium and a growing Russian navy. Which threats are real?
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