ABOUT The online open access english-language Journal ‘Euxeinos. Culture and Governance in the Black Sea Region’ is published by the Center for Governance and Culture in Europe at University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, since 2011. The word 'Euxeinos' is derived from the Greek term “Pontos Euxeinos”, and delineates the Black Sea region that consists of Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Russia and Ukraine. The literal translation of ‘Pontos Euxeinos’ is “hospitable sea”. Contributors to Euxeinos analyze social processes in the Black Sea Region from a political, cultural, and economic perspective. Each issue provides interdisciplinary articles, analysis and expert opinions on key topics by international experts, as well as an editorial by a guest-editor. Euxeinos is published four times a year. The opinions expressed in the online journal Euxeinos reflect only the views of the authors. Free download for noncommercial private, scholarly and educational purposes. Every other form of distribution is permitted only after consultation with the authors and editors.