Category: Europe

2 December, 2012

Nicolas Stone Villani

Religion of Liberty

Nicolas Stone Villani assesses a history of religion and liberty in Italy, from the late Middle Ages to Berlusconi.


7 May, 2012

Paul Scott

The Woman Who Wasn’t There

Heike B. Görtemaker's Eva Braun is a chilling portrait of Nazi Germany that is frustratingly opaque about its ostensible subject.


23 April, 2012

Gavin Jacobson

In the Shadow of the General

Gavin Jacobson throws light on the complex backdrop to the first round of the 2012 French presidential election.


14 November, 2011

Rahul Prabhakar

La Ville-Lumière

David McCullough's The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris recounts the history of US migration to the City of Light.


17 October, 2011

Maria Pasholok

Under Eastern Eyes

Luke Harding's Mafia State takes on organized crime in Russia, finding a country still subject to its Cold War clichés.


27 April, 2011

Tom Cutterham

The Meaning of Russia

The layered dust of history


15 March, 2010

Kamyar Adl

Cowley 101: Oxford’s (V)ideosyncratic South-East Side

A Photographic Essay


7 December, 2009

Christopher Metcalf

Some Lost Chord of Humanity

Remembering Friedrich Schiller


9 November, 2009

Akshat Rathi

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

Guy Fawkes Fireworks at St John's College, Oxford


26 October, 2009

Steven Stowell with Alix Rule

Why Not Become a Member? (And Save Pounds Galore)

A Photographic Essay