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Can’t find the Word for Democracy!

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Art Exhibitions, International Media, quotations

Calman cartoon in the Times of London – alluding to the mob-rule by Romanian miners called by President Iliescu and Prime Minister Petre Roman to quell the fledgling Democracy movement in Bucharest.
Under the title “Fear of mob-rule grips Romania (June 1990) the caption says:
“Can’t find the word for Democracy in Romanian Phrase book” – caption

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“Blouse Roumaine – the Unsung Voices of Romanian Women”: what the Readers say:

September 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · Books, Diaspora, PEOPLE, Poetry, Reviews, Translations

Constantin Roman invites us for a walk, during which he enjoins past and present alike, in a brisk coming and going of the narrative. It is a narrative that cannot suddenly end, but rather one which compels us to start all over again and revisit. It is a truly wonderful gift, a very happy surprise indeed of an inherently original book, which haunts us like the persistent music of those Romanian women’s voices.” (French Government Adviser, Paris)

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Romanian-Jewish Topics (Part I)

May 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Books, Diaspora, PEOPLE, quotations

Romanian-Jewish Topics (Part One of Two): Quotations from an Alternative Anthology: “Blouse Roumaine – the Unsung Voices of Romanian Women” Presented and edited by Constantin Roman, Preface by Catherine Durandin, published by the Centre for Romanian Studies (London), 2009 1,100 pages, 160 biographies, 600 quotations, 4,000 references, credits, discography and URLs , 6 Indexes http://www.blouseroumaine.com/orderthebook_p1.html […]

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ROMANIAN-JEWISH TOPICS: (Part two of two)

May 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Books, PEOPLE, quotations, Translations

ROMANIAN-JEWISH TOPICS: (PART TWO OF TWO) (continued from Part ONE) Quotations from an Alternative Anthology: “Blouse Roumaine – the Unsung Voices of Romanian Women” Presented and edited by Constantin Roman, Preface by Catherine Durandin, published by the Centre for Romanian Studies (London), 2009 1,100 pages, 160 biographies, 600 quotations, 4,000 references, performances & exhibition credit, […]

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Domnului Presedinte Traian Basescu – Scrisoarea proprietarilor abuziv deposedati de regimul comunist totalitar

May 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Domnului Presedinte Traian Basescu – Scrisoarea proprietarilor abuziv deposedati de regimul comunist totalitar · Diaspora, International Media, PEOPLE

Persedinte Traian Basescu presedinte@presidency.ro si copii la Adriana Saftoiu asaftoiu@presidency.ro Gabriel-Cristian Piscociu procetatean@presidency.ro CPP cpp@romhome.ro Domnului Traian Basescu Presedintele României Palatul Cotroceni, Strada Geniului nr. 1-3 Sector 5 Bucuresti Bucuresti, 26 mai 2006 Stimate Domnule Presedinte, Asociatia Proprietarilor Deposedati Abuziv de Stat (APDAS), Comitetul pentru Proprietatea Privata (CPP), Asociatia Franceza pentru Apararea Dreptului de Proprietate […]

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Theft of a Nation, Romania since Communism. (Furtul unei Natiunai)

November 11th, 2004 · Comments Off on Theft of a Nation, Romania since Communism. (Furtul unei Natiunai) · Books

http:www.hurstpub.co.uk/ THEFT OF A NATION, ROMANIA SINCE COMMUNISM TOM GALLAGHER Paperback 320 pages (November 1, 2003) £16-50 Publisher: C. Hurst & Co ISBN: 1850657165 Hardback: xxii, 424pp. (Jan. 2005),£45.00 Romanian Publication (in Translation ) Humanitas Publishing House, Bucharest November 2004 ‘This is a unique work on an important, but neglected, subject. It deals with the […]

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Vampirism of New and Old Ottomans

November 4th, 2004 · Comments Off on Vampirism of New and Old Ottomans · PEOPLE

Vampirism of the the New and Old Ottomans (Romanian Presidential elections) Editorial One unexpected surprise (and irritation) which the Romanian victors experienced since the Paris Peace Treaty, was the unwelcome association with vampires and vampirism, which came about as part and parcel of the union with Transylvania, after WWI. Ever since the demise of Nicolae […]

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