“If he beats you, then it means he loves you”: The cultural nature of gender-based violence in Belarus

This article is part of a collaboration between The Perspective Webzine and Lossi 36. The Perspective Webzine is a student based web magazine created and led by Lund University’s Association of Foreign Affairs (UPF).  When strolling around Minsk, the collapse of … Continue reading “If he beats you, then it means he loves you”: The cultural nature of gender-based violence in Belarus

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Music and memories under the samovar: Fanny Gordon and the songs of Eastern Europe between the wars

When she first practiced it on a child’s piano, little would the Polish-Russian composer Fanny Gordon have known that Pod Samowarem (Under the Samovar), one of her earliest hits, would eventually echo from radio and gramophone speakers across Eastern Europe, … Continue reading Music and memories under the samovar: Fanny Gordon and the songs of Eastern Europe between the wars

Far-right Networking – an interview with Louis Wierenga on Estonia’s radical right, pt. 2

Read part one here In this second part of my interview with Louis Wierenga, our discussion leads to cleavages within Estonian society and the broader Intermarium project of far-right groups in Central and Eastern Europe. The country, like others in … Continue reading Far-right Networking – an interview with Louis Wierenga on Estonia’s radical right, pt. 2