Articles by Gian Matteo Apuzzo

With the refugees in Gaziantep

24/11/2016 -  Gian Matteo Apuzzo* Gaziantep

Only 92 kilometres separate Gaziantep and Aleppo – two cities close to each other in terms of geography and history, now divided by war. A report from the south of Turkey, on the border with Syria

The Rites and Myths of Trieste

07/10/2008 -  Gian Matteo Apuzzo

In Trieste, history has a problem being history. It is often a myth, quite often even a rite. If the past could actually produce history in this land, Trieste could make a step forward. And, it could think without fear, that it has always been a city of the border

Beyond the Divided City (III)

20/08/2008 -  Gian Matteo Apuzzo

''For us, the entry into the Schengen area was the real entry into the European Union''. The mayor of Nova Gorica talks about the border region where the border is no more. An interview

Beyond the Divided City (II)

03/06/2008 -  Gian Matteo Apuzzo

The efforts of Gorizia and Nova Gorica to construct a "common city" which rises beyond divisions created by the border have resulted in cross-border service, European projects, and missed opportunities

Beyond the Divided City (I)

26/05/2008 -  Gian Matteo Apuzzo

Although separated by the Iron Curtain, by turning themselves into a testing ground, Gorizia and Nova Gorica have over the years become a symbol of integration. How does cooperation proceed after the fall of the border? The first of three articles