Eurosphere agenda: “Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants in one day… Merkel injured…

Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants in one day The Italian navy said on Friday (3 January) it had rescued more than 1,000 migrants from boats trying to reach Europe, as an immigration crisis that killed hundreds in the last year showed no signs of easing. Italian navy helicopters spotted four overcrowded boats struggling to … Read more

A few sources on the idea of “Public Sphere”

I have collected these references in a Media Anthropology Network discussion:) The Idea of Public Sphere: A Reader, published by Lexington Books, 2010 *Publics and Counterpublics* – Michael Warner Radical Media: rebellious communication and social movements, John Downing. Birgit Meyer and Annelies Moors (2006, Indiana University Press) offer a stimulating and anthropologically driven discussion on … Read more

Sneakily… the Congress passes CISPA… Cyberculture roundup…

Sneak attack: surprise amendment makes CISPA worse, then it is voted and passed a day ahead of schedule. Congress just deleted the Fourth Amendment from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Even with Rogers? Amendments, CISPA is Still a Surveillance Bill from Updates by rainey This week, a flurry of amendments were introduced to try … Read more

"Wim Wenders closing speech – I'm talking about us, Europeans!


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Wim Wenders closing speech – I’m talking about us, Europeans!

from LabforCulture Blog

Closing speech by Wim Wenders, President of the European Film Academy, during the European Culture Forum.

The speech was read out by EFA director Ms Döring, and is available for download as a PDF on the European Commission website.

A few months ago, the European Film Academy organised a think tank dedicated to “THE IMAGE OF EUROPE”.


The think tank took place under the patronage of the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, who actually joined us on that occasion and took a very active and very outspoken part in it.

and Erkan’s rounup of interesting things from the web:

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