Re:Thinking Europe: Thoughts on Europe: Past, Present and Future

Re:Thinking Europe: Thoughts on Europe: Past, Present and Future

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789462983151
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Yoeri Albrecht is the director of the theater De Balie in Amsterdam. Mathieu Segers is professor of international relations and European integration at Utrecht University.

Table of Contents

Preface: Re-creating Europe - Yori Albrecht
Introduction - Mathieu Segers
European Unity and its Vicissitudes (1959) - Isaiah Berlin

CONTEMPORARY ESSAYS
Homogeneity and Diversity - Tom Holland
On the Identity of the West - Larry Siedentop
The Cowardly Lion in Quest of Peace - Stella Ghervas
Afterglow of a Dead World - Benno Barnard
Anatomy of Resentment - Ivan Krastev
Thinking Europe -- No Future? - Philip Blom
My EUtopia: Empathy in a Union of Others - Kalypso Nicolaïdis
Culture and the EU’s Struggle for Legitimacy - Claudia Sternberg

HISTORICAL TEXTS
Thoughts on the Future (1943) - Jean Monnet
Extracts from a speech in the Main Auditorium of Cologne University (1946) - Konrad Adenauer
Extracts from a press conference (1960) - Charles de Gaulle
The Tragedy of Central Europe (1984) - Milan Kundera
The Bruges Speech (1988) - Margaret Thatcher
Extracts from a speech in the European Parliament (1994) - Václav Havel
Extracts from a speech in the European Parliament (1995) - François Mitterrand
The Special Quality of Europe is Culture (2001) - György Konrád
The Europe of Melancholy (2006) - Tomasso Padoa-Schioppa
New Alliances and Recomposition Logic (2008) - Édouard Balladur
Remarks to the Turkish Parliament (2009) - Barack Obama
Germany in and with and for Europe (2011) - Helmut Schmidt

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