Central Europe has a strong sense of common identity, but for half a century it was divided by the Iron Curtain.
Since the end of the Cold War, the region has sought to redefine itself. Explore the geographical, political and historical origins of the term Central Europe with historian Alex Jahn, as he takes you on a short journey between two of its ancient capitals, Graz and Prague.
About Alex Potocnik
Alex J. Potocnik has completed a degree in Architecture at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and a graduate diploma of Animation and Interactive Multimedia at Swinburne University in Melbourne. Before returning to Melbourne in 2016, he was Associate Partner at the Ad Pirum Institute in Ljubljana where he was mainly involved in the protection of architectural heritage. During that period, he wrote a number of books and articles covering mostly history and heritage protection in Central Europe. He is currently completing post-graduate history studies at Monash University