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Women’s fashion in Islam: A difficult way for self-expression?

Fashion is tremendously important, not only at an economic level that produces continuous work for millions of people but, also,...

by Clea Fitz-James Stuart

Why are Trump and Brexit good for Europe?

This article is about why Europe is in a very favourable position when it comes to assessing the global changes that are taking ...

by Dr. Finn Majlergaard

Welcome to OWmagazine

February 5, 20181st Edition, Editorial LetterWelcome to OWmagazine, Occidental World Magazine, the OSI Western Studies Institute...

Understanding pessimism of the Czech Republic toward European Union

I. European Union and Czech RepublicAfter ten years of the integration of Czech Republic into the EU there has been no evid...

by Adam Kubina

The Jewish Origin of Western Values

Judaism and Christianity differ in many ways, but they also share certain values. Some of those values have shaped Western civil...

by David I. Bernstein, PhD

The Biblical and Rabbinic origins of an important western value

There are differing definitions of equality today. In some circles it is equality of opportunity, which can mean affirmative act...

by David I. Bernstein, PhD

Social Media as a political battleground

One of the first major changes in the digital sphere in 2018 was a drastic overhaul of Facebook’s algorithms affecting what co...

Should United States and Canada merge into one country?

Canada’s Global AlliancesFollowing the end of World War II, Canadian politicians and diplomats were leading figures in the pos...

by Raphael Louis, PhD

Persecuted Christians and a dying church in Eritrea

If you ask people, “Where is Eritrea?” most would have no idea. As a tiny Eastern African country the size of Pennsylvania, ...

by George Alexander

Part I: General trends & the end of Western Civilization

The political and economic issues broadly discussed in the media usually revolve around political cycles, terrorism, foreign pol...

by Erico Matías

Lessons to the EU from Latin America

INTRODUCTIONThe third wave of democratization, which led Francis Fukuyama to advance the bold prediction of the “end of histor...

by Giorgio Alberti, PhD

Leadership concepts in the West

Ever since the Enlightenment, Western thinking has been dominated by rationalism. That rationality, and conceptual knowledge, ar...

In search of a Turkish identity: A persistent crisis

This paper aims to trace a hundred year of history of political crisis over the Turkish identity. Three main moments have been i...

Identity Challenges and Opportunities in the Middle East

There is much to discuss about the identity -and the identity crisis- of the Occidental culture and civilization, but the crisis...

by Mercedes Rubio, PhD

How to learn and speak many languages?

It’s not easy for me to answer the question: “How many languages do you speak?”. There are some that I only speak on a ver...

by Dimitris Polychronopoulos

Georgia returns to the West

Brief Historical OverviewGeorgia, an ancient nation in Eastern Europe, has been a part of Occidental or Western World since its ...

by Ioseb “Joseph” Jorjoliani

Gender Inequality in Nepal

In general, gender inequality refers to disparities and inequalities between men and women. There are unequal treatment and oppo...

by Ratna Prasad Shrestha

Everything about Judaism

Among the main reasons that decided me to approach this topic, it is because I have always been passionate about knowing, studyi...

by Raad Salam Naaman, PhD

Europe’s identity crisis

In the last ten years, Europe was engaged in managing the effects of a multiple crisis: an economic and financial crisis, an ins...

by Dr. Koller Boglarka

Europe of the 3 Regions. Towards a powerful new integration

The institutional forms adopted by the EU are based upon the implicit assumption that a common European identity would substitut...

by Christian Ghymers, PhD

EU Crisis and Common Identity

1. Introductory Remarks: the vicious circle of the EU democratic gapThere is now a broad consensus among economists, political s...

by Christian Ghymers, PhD

An unsolved question: the bumpy road of Western Balkans Region to the EU

In the last years, the Western Balkans were often back in the global headlines, but they never remained there for more than a co...

by Michael Giffoni

A difficult journey: struggles of Moldova with the EU integration

Moldova is a rule of law state characterized by democratic principles, sovereignty, and territorial integrity. After the Soviet ...

A clear vision and concept about refugees arriving in Romania

Romania will not become a transit point to the West for refugees arriving in Turkey. Population migration is very old. The great...

by Demostene Olariu