By Rupert Graf Strachwitz
This is the 3rd and last volume of publications emanating from a conference held in Heraklion / Crete in April, 2017.1 It is also the 5th volume of a series of publications representing the findings of three conferences, held in 2013, 2015, and 2017 under the heading
Europe and the Mediterranean
Talking, Learning, Working, and Living Together
The Maecenata Foundation as the organizer of these conferences wishes to thank everybody who helped:
Over the years, it has become more and more evident that transcultural dialogues of this kind are essential to keep bridges open and lines of communication functioning in very troubled times. What we need to achieve is to prepare now for the moment when we can reconstruct the Mediterranean as a common memory and living space. We very much hope we can all stay involved in this venture together. …
1. The conference report and two additional papers are published in: Costa Carras, Sarrah Kassem, Udo Steinbach: Europe and the Mediterranean – Talking, Learning, Working, and Living Together 3, EBU No. 17, Berlin: Maecenata Stiftung 2017, Six additionl papers are published in: Polyxeni Adam-Veleni, Murat Çizakça, Vera Costantini, Umut Koldaş, Ferdinand Richard, Bernd Thum: Europe and the Mediterranean – Talking, Learning, Working, and Living Together 4, EBU No. 18, Berlin: Maecenata Stiftung 2017, A list of the conference delegates can be found on page 35 of this volume.