2014, Vol. 41, no. 2-3, Working with the Border: Borders in Social and Cultural Practice of Communist and Postcommunist Europe

Thematic issue

Guest Editors: Libora Oates-Indruchová, Thomas Lindenberger

East Central Europe, 1974–2004: A Forty-Year History


  • Libora Oates-Indruchová, Introduction: Borders in the Social and Cultural Practice of Communist and Postcommunist Europe Christian Henrich-Franke, Airy Curtains: Demarcating Cold War Europe in the Ether
  • Friederike Kind-Kovács, Crossing Germany’s Iron Curtain: Uncensored Literature from the GDR and the Other Europe
  • Elżbieta Opiłowska, “The Miracle on the Oder”: The Opening of the Polish-German Border in the 1970s and Its Impact on Polish-German Relations in the Borderland
  • Emiliya Karaboeva, Borders and Go-Betweens: Bulgarian International Truck Drivers during the Cold War
  • Sune Bechmann Pedersen, The Aesthetics of a Collapsing Border: The Fall of the Berlin Wall in German Cinema
  • Monika Metykova, Bridge Guard: Transnational Artists, National Populist Politics, and Cross-Border Interethnic Relationships


  • Marguerite De Huszar Allen, Making Relations, Breaking Relations: Political, Economic, and Cultural Relations between France and Hungary 1905–1910 and the Revue de Hongrie
  • Georgios Niarchos, The Effect of the Bulgarian Occupation on the Muslim Minority in Western Thrace


Contents of Volume 41 (2014)