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Curierul Romanesc, Suedia (nr 4, 2009): Interviul luat de Silvia Constantinescu autorului Antologiei ‘Blouse Roumaine -the Unsung Voices of Romanian Women’ (partea III-a):

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Books, Diaspora, PEOPLE, Reviews

Pentru cititorul strain Antologia este menita sa demonstreze ca Romania a avut in mod permanent un rol activ in contributia unor valori asa cum a avut si in asimilarea unor valori din exterior.

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Curierul Romanesc, Suedia (nr 4, 2009): Interviul luat de Silvia Constantinescu autorului Antologiei ‘Blouse Roumaine -the Unsung Voices of Romanian Women’ (partea II-a):

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Books, Diaspora, OPINION, PEOPLE, Reviews, Uncategorized

Cum a întâmpinat Institutul Cultural Român si alte institutii de cultura din România aceasta lucrare? Ai primit vreun sprijin?

C.R.: Institutului Cultural Român si editurile din România au aratat un dezinteres total!Explicati-mi, va rog, ce anume s-a schimbat în mentalitatea Tranzitiei, chiar dupa ce am intrat cu oistea româneasca în gardul Europei?

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GENDER STUDIES: Blouse Roumaine – Les femmes roumaines exceptionnelles, Avant propos de Catherine DURANDIN

May 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Books, Diaspora, PEOPLE, Reviews, Translations

Catherine DURANDIN Professeure d’histoire (Inalco). Blouse Roumaine – the Unsung Voices of Romanian Women by Constantin ROMAN Foreword by Catherine Durandin Constantin Roman est, quand bien     même il se veut observateur et peut-être militant de l’anti- communisme, avant tout un artiste. Son ouvrage, récit ? étude ? hommage aux femmes ? “Blouse Roumaine – the […]

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Romanian Destinies in The Times of London Obituary: Monica Lovinescu

April 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Books, Diaspora, Famous People, History, International Media, OPINION, PEOPLE, POLITICAL DETENTION / DISSENT, quotations

Romanian dissident whose broadcasts from exile in Paris enraged the communist authorities
Monica Lovinescu
Asked in April 2002 about her opinion on the desirability of a Nuremberg-style trial of communism, Lovinescu answered:

The trial of communism might have offered Romanian mentality a real chance for change. The handful of initiatives taken so far are built entirely on moving sands. We cannot consider a Nuremberg-style trial simply because that involves winners and losers. Or, in this particular instance, communism lost its own war: it simply imploded, not exploded. But one should consider at least a moral prosecution. It is impossible to contemplate the fact that torturers in Romania have not been yet morally indicted.

Monica Lovinescu, M.Litt., Grand Officer, Order of the Star of Romania, was married to fellow journalist, literary critic and political analyst Virgil Ierunca (1920-2006). They leave no children and their estate has been bequeathed to a Romanian government foundation.

Monica Lovinescu
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The voice of the journalist and human rights activist Monica Lovinescu in her regular Paris broadcasts to the people of Romania during the postwar decades became synonymous with freedom and was a lifeline for those listeners behind the Iron Curtain.

As a result she was severely beaten up on the orders of the communist authorities in Bucharest, and, in a vengeful act, her elderly mother was sent to prison, where she died.

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