Berlin Chronicle

By | November 1st, 2016|LRO 52|

It is often said that Berlin will become the new London, the chosen home of a multitude of immigrant communities who shape and define the city's charm, along with a vast mix of young students and professionals, plus the presence of an enormous amount of artists and musicians. Previously, Berlin was known mostly for its [...]

A Syrian Love Story – documentary by Sean McAllister

By | October 30th, 2015|LRO 06|

So goes the poem by Antoine Tudal, "Paris in the Year 2000", quoted by Lacan in the Écrits; but, as for Pyramus and Thisbe in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, sometimes the wall (an ever-ready metaphor for what separates and keeps people apart) is very palpably there, between the couple, right from the start of [...]