Lexicon for the Provisional Future(s)


Architectural Balkanisation

November 21st, 2008

map-of-european-nationsA day after the European Union would fell apart to pieces…what would be a capital city? – A Canadian student of mine at a well-known North American university sent me this map of Europe today. He has brought in some interesting maps before, but this one goes beyond them all. It shows how European space looks politically with all the minorities, ethnic groups, and other natives in search of recognition as separate countries. – Most curious are the new capitals. (more…)