THINKING ABOUT THE ROLE OF AUSTRIA IN EUROPE

TO WHICH CULTURE DOES JACOB CHRISTOPH RAD BELONG, WHO WAS BORN IN SWITZERLAND, GREW UP IN GALICIA, LIVED IN VIENNA AND, AS A FACTORY DIRECTOR, INVENTED THE SUGAR LUMP IN MORAVIA? FIRST PUBLISHED IN “SOCIETY” NO 378, DECEMBER 2020 -JUNE 2021. BY EMIL BRIX HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE AUSTRO-BRITISH SOCIETY. In Central Europe, ... Weiterlesen >

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SARAJEVO’S UNIQUENESS AND EUROPE’S WEAKNESS

GUEST COMMENT THE DAYTON AGREEMENT OFFICIALLY ENDED THE WAR IN BOSNIA 25 YEARS AGO - WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM MISTAKES AND WHY A MORE ROBUST, COMMON EU FOREIGN POLICY IS NEEDED. FIRST PUBLISHED IN “WIENER ZEITUNG” 14.12.2020 BY PHILIPP JAUERNIK “I didn't understand Sarajevo's uniqueness until I was gone. Before the War ... Weiterlesen >

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IDENTITY

THE STRANGE CASE OF ENGLISH NATIONALISM. BY WOLFGANG GEISSLER Ambassador Colin Munro, fellow Austro-British Society board member and Chairman of the United Kingdom Citizens in Austria suggested after reading my recent Blog "From Assimilation to Integration, from Separation to Marginalisation" that I should be concentrating on the subject of Identity in greater detail, which I am going to ... Weiterlesen >

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THE RULE OF LAW IN EUROPE

WHAT THE BACKBONE OF DEMOCRACY REQUIRES BY MAG. ALEXANDER CABJOLSKY & JOCHEN RESSEL (in appreciation and to honour Mag. Cabjolsky, who passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 8th, 2020 – R.I.P) It is out of the question that we live in extraordinary times of a pandemic where expectations and requirements for legislative personnel in Governmental ... Weiterlesen >

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FROM ASSIMILATION TO INTEGRATION FROM SEPARATION TO MARGINALISATION

THE PROCESS OF SOCIAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, AND CULTURAL CHANGE AND THE RISK FACTORS FOR ACCULTURATIVE STRESS DUE TO IMMIGRATION. BY WOLFGANG GEISSLER “From a historical viewpoint, it makes no difference whether it was Abraham, who projected this experience onto an imaginary Jehovah or a real Jehovah who proposed it to Abraham. The fact remains ... Weiterlesen >

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE FOR POLITICS?

IS THERE A WAY TO SUCCEED FOR POLITICIANS IN TIMES OF CRISIS? BY JOCHEN RESSEL “Politik ist die Kunst des Möglichen” said the German statesman Otto von Bismarck once – a quote which can be translated only in a humbling way: „Politics is the art of the possible.” But is there anything possible ... Weiterlesen >

Von |2021-02-01T17:38:21+01:0001.02.2021|ABS Blog|0 Kommentare

SOCIETAL DIVISION: AN EASY WAY TO GET OVER IT?

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BRING A DIVIDED SOCIETY TOGETHER? BY JOCHEN RESSEL Following the Austrian mass media through the last years made it quite clear: The Brexit is perceived as an error by the UK people. Politicians should just go for a new referendum (no clue why they simply don’t do it…) ... Weiterlesen >

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