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Aspects of the ‘triangular’ relations between Europeans, Muslims and Jews
Amikam Nachmani

–5 January 2015. The Dawn of Direct Democracy Party entered the Czech Chamber of Deputies with 14 seats in the 200-seat Chamber for the first time in the October 2013 elections, gaining 6.88 per cent of the votes. 15 Silvia Aloisi, ‘Italian senator calls for “Pig Day” against mosques’, EuropeNews (13 September 2007), (accessed 16 August 2015). 16 Wikipedia, ‘Theo van Gogh’,​van_​Gogh _​ (film_​director) (accessed 16 August 2015); Donadio, ‘Provocateur’s death haunts the Dutch’. 17 ‘Ayaan Hirsi Ali

in Haunted presents
Carla Konta

visitors of USIS from the 1950s onwards. Among them, the linguist Stjepko Težak; the writer and literature professor Tomislav Sabljak; the writers Branislav Glumac and Luko Paljetak; the painters Josip Vaništa and Mirko Rački, and sculptor Milena Lah; the composer Bruno Bjelinski; the film director Obrad Gluščević (whose wife Maja worked in the library), and his colleague Krsto Papić; the cinematographer Goran Trbuljak; the music critics Dražen Vrdoljak and Mladen Raukar; the lawyer Vladimir Ibler; the art historian and academic professor Vera Horvat-Pintarić; the ballet

in US public diplomacy in socialist Yugoslavia, 1950–70
Duncan Wheeler

( Life Goes On ) (1965) was only awarded a classification after numerous cuts were made and, even then, the film had limited distribution. 86 In relation to Buero Vallejo’s El tragaluz ( The Skylight ), the censor requested that references to the hardships of the post-Civil War period be softened, but sceptical comments about Spain’s reputed modernisation and development had to be excised completely. 87 Neo-realist film director Francesco Rosi publicly asked for his name to be removed from the credits of Spanish–Italian co-production Il momento

in Following Franco
Keeping watch on the Communists 1933–39
Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

well established in London. His wife Ilse had followed him to London at the end of 1933. From 1936, they lived at 52 Parliament Hill, in a flat owned by the Communist film director and producer Ralph Bond. During the 1930s, Bond was making a name as a documentary film-maker; he was also known to MI5 as a member of the CPGB. Through John Grierson, Bond had been offered a job as production manager at the GPO Film Unit, a role which enabled him to give Meyer the opportunity to write and edit music for GPO documentary films. 10_Charmian_Ch-8.indd 87 9/4/2013 5:47:28 PM

in A matter of intelligence
The Free German League of Culture
Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

Stefan Zweig and the film director Berthold Viertel. Of these, only Kokoschka remained in his position throughout the seven years of the League’s existence. The emphasis on cultural rather than political aims reflected the restrictions on overt political activity imposed on refugees by the British government. For the League, and its Austrian counterpart, the Austrian Centre, cultural associations were also a surrogate for political activity: politics by other means.1 The League quickly attracted the attention of MI5 which, together with Special Branch, kept it and its

in A matter of intelligence
The Marshall Plan films about Greece
Katerina Loukopoulou

, when he personally hired renowned fiction film director Frank Capra to work on the Why We Fight non-fiction film series (1942–5). Marshall even publicly defended his mobilisation of cinema at the Senate in response to accusations of trivialisation of the war effort. 5 While the Why We Fight series was produced for US audiences, the MP documentary films were commissioned exclusively for European ones, while a parallel and

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
Christopher Massey

, and decided yes, he’s right that we have to take on Militant. How am I going to get the soft-left on board with this?’ 79 The conference, despite jeers from Hatton and an abrupt exit from Heffer, welcomed Kinnock’s comments with rapturous applause. Heffer claimed the attack was ‘grossly unfair and cruel’. 80 Kinnock was delighted with the reaction: ‘I could only have prayed for, if I believed in prayer, the reaction I got from Hatton and Heffer. I mean it would have taken the most accomplished film director, not just to produce the script, but to produce the

in The modernisation of the Labour Party, 1979–97
Mary Heimann

, while some Czech scholars cast doubt on the Soviet Union’s genuine readiness to intervene on Czechoslovakia’s behalf in 1938, most reproduce, unchallenged, the Communist-era interpretation in which the bourgeois, Western allies (France and Britain) betrayed Czechoslovakia whereas the Soviet Union – alone of all the state’s allies – remained true. 12 In 2015, in anticipation of the eightieth anniversary of the signing of the Munich Agreement, the Czech film director Petr Zelenka released a semi-comedy, Ztraceni v Mnichově (Lost in Munich). The film opens with

in The Munich Crisis, politics and the people
Violence, aggression, anti-Israel and anti-Semitic phenomena
Amikam Nachmani

internet sites are the two main influences leading to Islamic radicalisation. A 2008 French government report noted that over 100 French prison inmates were preaching radical Islamist propaganda.105 The February 2015 killing in Copenhagen of a Danish film director and a Jewish security guard brought about various attempts to understand this phenomenon. The terrorist, Omar Abdel Hamid el Hussein, aged 22, died later in a gun battle with Danish police. He was born in Denmark into a Muslim Jordanian-Palestinian immigrant family and was a Danish citizen. He stormed into a

in Haunted presents
Celia Hughes

’s activities.27 By the autumn of 1968 the couple had become distributors for Newsreel films, a New York group founded by SDS activist Norm Fruchter and radical film director Robert Kramer. Like Agitprop and Poster Workshop, Angry Arts performed a vital servicing function for the activist network, communicating political ideas, news of recent projects and American protest forms to groups and campaigns across the country. CVSC members facilitated this cultural interchange; after collaborating with the making of the VSC film End of a Tactic?, Ellen began attending CVSC meetings

in Young lives on the Left