Don't Miss 2012
Tue, December 11 , 2012
Evening Readings @ Queens College
December 10 - December 10 , 2012
Polish and Romanian Carols
Mon, December 10 , 2012
Moshe Yassur on Yiddish Theatre
November 25 - December 1 , 2012
Djuvara and Plesu published in Canada
Tue, October 30 , 2012
Norman Manea and Claudio Magris
October 10 - October 12 , 2012
Romanian play in Washington Heights
October 5 - October 14 , 2012
Matei Varga performs Chopin
October 1 - October 11 , 2012
Mungiu's BEYOND THE HILLS at NYFF
Thu, September 27 , 2012
Cristian Nemescu: Short Films
Tue, September 25 , 2012
Sanda Weigl concert at Joe's Pub
September 15 - December 31 , 2012
Romanian Artists @ SFMOMA
Sat, September 1 , 2012
Vladimir Tismaneanu The Devil in History
August 31 - September 2 , 2012
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu back in NYC
July 6 - July 8 , 2012
4th Romanian Film Fest in Chicago
June 23 - August 20 , 2012
Vlad Agachi residency @ Tanglewood Music
Tue, June 19 , 2012
Norman Manea at National Arts Club
May 31 - July 27 , 2012
Works by Romanian artists@Lombard Fried
May 18 - May 26 , 2012
Sorescu: Jonah Interrupted in Buffalo
Tue, May 8 , 2012
Gianina Carbunariu's Kebab at Origin
May 5 - June 4 , 2012
Dumitru Gorzo's solo work at SLAG
May 4 - May 7 , 2012
Boar and Tinei at NADA New York
May 4 - May 7 , 2012
Two Romanian Galleries in Frieze NYC
May 3 - May 7 , 2012
Romanian films in SEE Fest, Los Angeles
May 3 - July 15 , 2012
Sasha Meret in Conference of the Birds
Sun, April 29 , 2012
Matei Varga and Linden String Quartet
Wed, April 25 , 2012
Our School in SEEFEST
Mon, April 23 , 2012
Andrei Serban and F. Murray Abraham
April 20 - May 30 , 2012
Negura Bunget on a U.S. and Canada Tour
April 16 - April 19 , 2012
Eastern European Culture@Queens Library
March 31 - May 1 , 2012
Our School continues its U.S. screenings
March 28 - March 30 , 2012
BEST INTENTIONS in Cleveland
March 8 - March 11 , 2012
Razvan Boar and Dumitru Gorzo at Volta
March 7 - March 15 , 2012
Alex Rotaru’s documentary SHAKESPEARE
March 1 - March 18 , 2012
Nic Ularu returns at La MaMa
February 23 - March 2 , 2012
Liliana Ursu on a U.S. poetry tour
Sun, February 19 , 2012
Alexandru Andries in NY
February 10 - February 12 , 2012
Catalin Dorian Florescu in NYC
Thu, February 9 , 2012
Stefano Ionescu @ the Fine Arts Museum o
February 7 - August 12 , 2012
Sasha Meret’s Sand Calligraphy @ MAD
Mon, February 6 , 2012
Our School at the Brattle Theatre
January 27 - February 5 , 2012
Hotel Project
January 25 - January 26 , 2012
Ionel Petroi's French Lessons
Mon, January 23 , 2012
Saul Steinberg's Italian Years @ Center
January 22 - February 24 , 2012
Pianist Vlad Iftinca's NYC concerts
January 20 - January 29 , 2012
Nic Ularu's "Hieronymus" at La MaMa
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Djuvara and Plesu published in Canada

SUN, Nov 25
Launch of “A Concise History of Romanians” by Neagu Djuvara

The book is already available on Amazon USA and Amazon UK.

SAT, Dec 1
Launch of “On Angels” by Andrei Plesu


For more information, please visit the www.CrossMeridian.ca.

Neagu Djuvara and Andrei Pleşu published in Canada


A translation from Neagu Djuvara, published by Cross Meridian, will be launched in Toronto on November 25th, 2012.


A Concise History of Romanians by Neagu Djuvara

Prof. Neagu Djuvara is a distinguished Romanian historian and philosopher of culture. This English is dedicated to new generations of Romanians currently living in countries where English is spoken or understood. In this book, Prof. Djuvara sets aside the academic tone to recount the story of Romanians, without taboos or prejudices. Common misunderstandings are brought to light and clarified, such as the story of Vlad the Impaler, and the role played by Romania in World War II. The author’s exceptional insights into European and world history provide valuable lessons for our own lives today.

“The only valid answer is total intellectual honesty. This is the only way we will gain the respect of international scholarship and take the place in Europe, and in the world, that we deserve.”


On Angels: Exposition for Post-Modern World by Andrei Pleşu

On December 1st, 2012, Cross Meridian will also launch the exceptional treatise On Angels by Andrei Pleşu. (English translation by Alistair Ian Blyth, published in cooperation with Berlin University Press). The same highly personal stylistic exuberance, for which the renown philosopher, politician, essayist and theologian Andrei Pleşu has become so well known in his native Romania, can also be found On Angels.

“However rational we claim to be, we resort with unacceptable frequency, and with a certain nonchalance, to magical explanations. To get exactly the topic you had prepared for in an exam, to win the lottery, to escape a serious accident unscathed, generally seem to us to be signs of something mysteriously elect: “destiny” was on our side, we were “lucky”, we escaped “by a miracle”. Such “miracles” are more frequent than we imagine...
For modern man, the world is a sum of harsh natural laws, combined with obscure random episodes, while for traditional man… the world is an order without remainder, a harmonious ensemble of providential events. No reasonable metaphysics of chance can be constructed. But what can be constructed is a theology of angels, founded on universal sacred texts and on a vast hermeneutic tradition.
Modern man has difficulty in believing in angels not because he is “rational” and “atheist” but because he does not believe in order, or has an inconsequential image of order. In contrast, traditional man tackles the problem of the lack of evidence for the invisible and unclassifiable with dizzying daring, preferring to force understanding, provocatively to systematise that which nowadays we primitively put down to “chance”. ”


Both books will be available via online booksellers in USA, Canada and Europe.

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