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Michael Hughes

audience with Tsar Nicholas II. Le Queux certainly travelled widely across Europe, including the Balkans, but there is limited evidence that he ever visited Russia. And while he was adept at referring to Russian place-names and people, in order to give an

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Barak Kalir

Thousands of asylum seekers annually apply for protection from the Dutch state. The number of asylum applicants fluctuates across time and ranges from 50,000 per annum in the early 1990s, in the midst of the Balkan wars, to around 10,000 to 15

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

. 2009 . Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Taylor , David . 2013 . “ ‘We Have No Influence’: International Discourse and the Instrumentalisation of Transitional Justice in Burundi

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Valentina Mitkova

female existence—family and home—was their interest in other countries and cultures, demonstrated by travelogues about trips around the Balkans and Europe, the Middle East, and even Japan (L. Kutincheva). Women were also authors of textbooks and journals

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‘Tu Numeris Elementa Ligas’

The Consolation of Nature’s Numbers in Parlement of Foulys

C.W.R.D. Moseley

sensitivity to the heard word, in for example spoken drama, was rapidly developed, and where some traces of an oral tradition of literature survive, as in Crete or the Balkans, scholars have demonstrated the complexity of construction and reception of long

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Elif Mahir Metinsoy

financial supporter), which had first been approved by the government on 5 December 1912 during the Balkan Wars, was allotted to a huge number of families during World War I. 10 The number of dependent families increased so rapidly that by the Ottoman

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

of the Jews of Asia, Africa, and the Balkans to the Zionist project. Specifically, the petitioners argued that since the series’ starting point was the 1890s, it ignored the fact that Mizrahi Jews had persevered in immigrating to Palestine over many

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part Two

A. Michael Matin

arrears to his estranged wife, poor health, an unwise investment in a casino, and an abortive military equipment deal in the Balkans – brought him to the brink of financial ruin in 1913. 2 His fortunes would change, though, with the commencement of the

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Michael Sheridan

sorts of constructs result. How is it that some constructions become taken-for-granted social facts that generate social action and political conflict (for example, so-called ethnic conflicts in the Balkans) while others remain more or less quiescent

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Tintin and Corto Maltese

The European Adventurer Meets the Colonial Other

Dani Filc

Capricorn and anti-imperialist struggles in Latin America and Africa in Beyond the Windy Isles (1970–1971, 2010) and The Ethiopian . Corto sides with Republican freedom fighters in Ireland and the Balkans ( Concerto in O Minor for Harps and