In: border control

Europe’s borders in 2015: a visual review
December 31, 2015

Undoubtedly this has been an annus horribilis for European borders. Here are some visual highlights of the last 12 months…   February 2015…

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Schengen blues: critical (musical) notes on Europe
February 28, 2013

There’s something about Schengen that makes it a favourite subject of creative types of all stripes.  What this ‘quid’ consists of…

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Nobel vs. Schengen: reflections on the EU, the peace award ceremony… and John Terry
December 10, 2012

Awarding the most coveted peace prize to the European Union was no doubt a well-staged coup de théâtre. Not surprisingly, the…

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How (popular) music reproduces the ‘Schengen myth’
May 31, 2012

Can music, and popular music in particular, contribute to the reinforcement of the myth of Schengen as emblem of ‘freedom, security…

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Schengen macht frei?
February 9, 2012

Does Schengen really makes us a free? The performer Sarpinto does not think so, and he sings it out loud. Schengen…

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A fish called Schengen (border)
February 9, 2012

 The picture here is an aerial view of land art installation by Polish artist Jaroslaw Koziara as a part of the Land…

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