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.
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.”
Transatlantic Politics writes about the disastrous state of Romanian health care.
Csíkszereda Musings shares tips on traveling by train in Romania.
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.”