Posts Tagged ‘CEE’

I swore to myself I wouldn’t complain, just mention that today I went to the Central European Cultural Institute (CECI) in Budapest to attend a discussion about 1989 in Romania, and they received me with this sentence: “We are sorry, but the discussion is cancelled due to technical problems.” I checked their website ten minutes […]


At my university we have a group of students in social sciences who are organizing panel discussions on the Hungarian transition in 1989 every Tuesday till December 8. I’ve been attending the events from the beginning and I have to admit that the one of today was the best so far. We had political researcher, political […]


Probably, it was only me feeling like closed, indeed locked into some kind of Hungarian reality where the other countries surrounding seemed to be giant, dark and mean monsters. I hope that it was only me. I still feel ashamed by that when I first went to Romania all by myself, my mother and some […]