What is Europe?

 

Welcome to the EuropeNow Podcast. In this inaugural episode we try to answer the seemingly simple question: What is Europe? We’ll take a look at the geographic, historical, and political definitions of Europe and see if any of them are satisfactory. We’ll also take a look at the potential for the dream of a unified Europe and the threats to that dream.

 

Host and Producer: Daniel Goulden
Production assistance provided by Rron Karahoda and Nell Crumbley

Music: “Under the Sink” and “Shitake Mushrooms” by Let’s Eat Grandma, “Stopa Kai Sto Ksanaleo” by Mavrothi Kontanis, “Low Frequency Wind” by Logan Takahashi, and “Vodka” by Vanya Zhuk

All music provided by a Creative Commons license from freemusicarchive.com

Sources:

Yanis Varoufakis’s Greek Tragedy

Travel’s in Siberia by Ian Frazier

Europeana: A Brief History of the 20th Century by Patrik Ourednik translated by Gerald Turner

Ovid’s Metamorphosis translated by Charles Martin

The Trump-Putin Fallacy by Masha Gessen

 

Published on November 1, 2016.

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