East 52

Fished out

Some fish stocks are coming back, but we’re still too fond of seafood.

Losing ground

It’s not the sexiest environmental issue, but we also risk running out of soil.

Our love affair with cars may be ending.

Dolphins vs. drones

New soldiers for a new war.

Champions – From football to the Jihad

The death of a German soccer player and the links between sports and Islamic extremism.

Food & culture – How you pray says what you eat

Faith and food have gone hand in hand since the dawn of history.

East Books

There are many ways to approach religions we know little about: the first is to plunge into someone else’s life, the second is to learn to look at what we’ve always witnessed but never understood from a different perspective, the third is to venture into a world completely different from our own and try to decipher its customs and traditions.

Film – Filming faith and non-faith

Making visible what’s missing is a challenge.

Music – The minstrel of faith

If God is on our side, why are we in such a mess?

Art – When art and faith collide

Iconoclasm is in the eye of the beholder.


Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan: the shapers of Central Asia

Afghanistan, the indomitable land

AUKUS: friends and nuclear submarines

The disaster of the Aral Sea and the risk of new water wars

“Open Balkan” initiative, an alternative to EU