Helmut Lachenmann zum 80. Geburtstag: Nichts ist erschlossen

Im November 2015 feiert Helmut Lachenmann seinen 80. Geburtstag. Über mehr als ein halbes Jahrhundert hat der Komponist eine Ästhetik akustischer Freiheit entwickelt. more more


Europe - an identity or a project?

Thursday 15 December, 2005

Now that social and political conditions in Turkey seem to be fast approaching EU requirements, the opponents of Turkish EU entry are using a new line of argumentation. Europe is being defined more as a unit forged by a common past and common cultural values than a project for the future. This obsession with identity is a threat to European unity and the universality of European ideas and values. By Nilüfer Göle
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Islam in its new Habitus

Friday 1 April, 2005

The public face of Islam is changing. A new collection of essays tries to understand how and why. By Moritz Behrendt
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