David G. Mayes is an Adjunct Professor at the Europe Institute in the University of Auckland and at the National Centre for Research on Europe in the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. from Bristol University.
Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Identities: a Challenge to the EU - David G. Mayes; 2. The Challenge of Co-existence? Islam and Europe in the Twenty-first Century - Barrie Wharton; 3. All Happily Gathered Together Around Their Colonial Campfires? A Nineteenth-Century Polish Traveller's Observations on Some European Colonising Nationalities in the Antipodes - Sarah Cozens; 4. In Their Own Voices: Indigenous Pacific Writers Writing Sexual Violence and the Challenge for Europe - Raylene Ramsay; 5. Language Policies and their Implementation Regarding Regional and Minority Languages in the European Union: the Case of the Sardinian Languages - Franco Manai; 6. Border Blues: A Socioeconomic Needs Assessment of Ukrainian Economic Migrants Post Poland's European Union Accession - Amanda J. Laichak; 7. The European Connection with Tonga - James Bade; 8. Gunter Grass and the Politics of the Past - and Present: The "Grass-Debate" of 2006 - James Braund; 9. Equality as Reciprocity: Kieslowski's Cinema Lesson for the New Europe - Deborah Walker; 10. Perceptions of European Union Member State Diplomats: The Potential Impact of the EEAS in New Zealand - Serena Kelly; 11. Multicultural Histories of European Globalisation by Fernandez-Armesto: From Colonial to Postcolonial Shifts in Cultural Centres and Peripheries - Roberto Gonzalez-Casanovas; Index.