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Juan Goytisolo, Tzvetan Todorov and Monika Zgustova

The old and new walls of Europe

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 gave cause for hope that the world might thenceforth be less divided and free of totalitarianism. The politics and economies of the Eastern European countries were transformed but the event also constituted a symbolic and cultural landmark that went beyond the limits of the continent. This conversation between the writers Juan Goytisolo and Monika Zgustova and the historian Tzvetan Todorov took place at the CCCB on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. 

Related to 1989. Europe, Twenty Years on from the Fall of the Wall

9 November 2009