Category: Eminent Europeans

Eminent Europeans
Seth Alexander Thévoz: Orson Welles and pan-Europeanism, 1947-1970

Seth Alexander Thévoz: Orson Welles and pan-Europeanism, 1947-1970

Recently, Sight and Sound’s decennial critics’ poll displaced Citizen Kane from its perch; for the first time since the poll’s launch in 1962, Orson Welles’ dazzling debut did not take the top spot. This was…

Eminent Europeans
Alexander Lee: Twilight of the History Gods: Jacques Le Goff, 1924-2014

Alexander Lee: Twilight of the History Gods: Jacques Le Goff, 1924-2014

History Today, 8th April 2014 It is not without reason that Peter Burke has described the Annales School as the harbingers of a ‘French Historical Revolution’. Established by Marc Bloch and Lucien Febvre in 1929,…

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Drakopoulos Pan: Pope Benedict XVI

Drakopoulos Pan: Pope Benedict XVI

Editorial, Pope Benedict XVI We respect His decision silently. Analyses, scouting and reports of His motives are old wives tales. Just something to remember: In Called to Communion, published in 1996, a decade before the…

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Marcin Święcicki

Marcin Święcicki

Józef Retinger – the Polish Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi Marcin Święcicki (MP) is the President of the European Movement Forum, Poland. Joseph Retinger was born in 1888 in Krakow just 380 km from Vienna, in which Richard…