Stories about Romania from December, 2007
Csíkszereda Musings re-reads Bram Stoker's ‘Dracula’ and writes about his surprising ethnic origins as well as Romania's flourishing Dracula-centered tourism industry.
Central & Eastern Europe: Populism?
Dr. Sean's Blog reviews texts on populism in Central and Eastern Europe that have appeared in the special issue of Journal of Democracy: “The irony is that this comes just as the ‘populist backlash’ seems to be waning.”
Romania: Health Care
Transatlantic Politics writes about the disastrous state of Romanian health care.
Romania: Train Travel
Csíkszereda Musings shares tips on traveling by train in Romania.
Romania: Documentary on Radio Free Europe
Transatlantic Politics writes about a Romanian documentary “about what Radio Free Europe meant for the listeners in the Communist block, especially Romanians”: “It was the only trustworthy medium in a sea of Communist propaganda. It was also highly risky to listen to it.”