International Movements

“Dancing with Strangers in Berlin”

This is a Youtube clip of a presentation I did at conference in Berlin in June — “Dancing wiht Strangers: Bodies in Inter-civilizational Encounters.” Dialogue of Civilisations Research Institute, Berlin, 19 June 2018. Workshop: ‘From Huntington to Trump: 25 years of the “Civilisations’”. Organized by…

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First encounters

I’ve started writing a piece on first encounters between Europeans and non-Europeans. It turns out they spent quite a lot of their time dancing.  It must have been a good way for people from alien cultures to get to commmunicate. And after all, they had no language.

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