1. What do you know about the region?
2. What do the N.Y Times, Christian Science Monitor, RFE/RL,
PPG, etc. report about this part of the world?
3. Is post-communist Eastern Europe a terrible disaster,
or are we looking at a dynamic and hopeful situation? (Be specific)
4. What has happened in Yugoslavia, Bosnia, and Kosovo
and what can we expect there from now on?
5. What does Slavenka Drakulic make of lots of restaurants
appearing in E.E. bearing names like "Cafe Europa"?
6. What is "Europe" and what is it not, according
7. Who was Zoe Ceausescu and what is so special about her
8. What is the connection between poorly kept public bathrooms
and democracy in Eastern Europe?
9. Is monarchy "the answer" for Eastern Europe,
at least for the Balkans?