Enzo Traverso closed this year's Festival of Alternative and Left Šibenik (FALIŠ) on Saturday, September 7th, by giving ...Read More
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On the occasion of this year's participation of Italian historian Enzo Traverso at the 7th Fališ Festival in Šibenik, the book of September is Left-wing Melancholia.
„The melancholia in this book is a melancholia of culture that does not express pity for the victims but seeks to redeem them, a melancholia that sees slaves as rebellious subjects, not as objects of compassion. Today's normative discourse postulating liberal democracy and market economy as the natural world order and stigmatizing 20th-century utopias leaves no room for the left-wing melancholia. It simply finds it guilty, so its preference for subversive engagements in the past deserves only condemnation and requires only denial.“
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In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union—and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the United Kingdom planning for Brexit, the European Union is in disarray and plagued by doubts as never before. Krastev includes chapters devoted to Europe's major problems (especially the political destabilization sparked by the more than 1.3 million migrants from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia), the spread of right-wing populism (taking into account the election of Donald Trump in the United States), and the thorny issues facing member states on the eastern flank of the EU (including the threat posed by Vladimir Putin's Russia). He concludes by r...Open