Tag: revolution

„Die Hoffnung kann nur im Dialog liegen“. Ein Gespräch mit dem belarusischen Schriftsteller Artur Klinaŭ

Artur Klinaŭ , January 12th, 2022

Vor kurzem ist Artur Klinaŭs Buch „Acht Tage Revolution“ bei Suhrkamp erschienen, ein Buch über die Revolution in Belarus. Iryna Herasimovich, die Belarus im Frühling verlassen hat, fragt…

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Thomas Bierschenk: On Graeber on bureaucracy

focaal_admin , October 19th, 2021

David Graeber was certainly one of the most cited anthropologists of the early 21st century. More than a year after his untimely death, a substantive conversation about his…


Briefe an Swetlana Alexijewitsch

Sylvia Sasse , September 20th, 2020

Mit einem emotionalen Brief hat sich die belarussische Schriftstellerin und Nobelpreisträgerin Swetlana Alexijewitsch an die Öffentlichkeit und an ihre russischen Kolleg:innen gewandt und gefragt, war…

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Mao und der „Seuchengott“. Eine kurze Geschichte der chinesischen Gesundheitspolitik

Felix Wemheuer , June 28th, 2020

Einem Klischee zufolge ist China der „kranke Mann Asiens“, wie dem Land gerade wieder vorgeworfen wird. Um 1900 hatte das durchaus seine Berechtigung. Unter Mao aber hat die…

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Pathways for the Post-COVID New Old World

Maximilian C. Forte , April 30th, 2020

Part 5 of 5 of the COVID-19 Series. Some are openly proclaiming, “you don’t want to waste a crisis,” as they calculate how the crisis could become a…


Wem gehört José Martí? Kuba streitet über seinen Nationalhelden und „Apostel“

Britt Schlünz , April 29th, 2020

In Kuba verüben seit Anfang des Jahres Mitglieder einer regimekritischen Vereinigung Anschläge auf Büsten und Denkmäler José Martís. Damit deutet sich in der Post-Fidel-Ära ein neues Kapitel in…

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Book Review: Anatomies of Revolution by George Lawson

Rose Deller , December 9th, 2019

In Anatomies of Revolution, George Lawson offers a new account of how revolutions begin, unfold and end through a dynamic amalgam of in-depth sociological theory, multiple historical narratives and po…

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Mit Abstand. Andreas Hoesslis Film über die Revolutionen im Iran und in Polen

Svenja Goltermann , September 1st, 2019

1979 im Iran und 1980 in Polen bedrohen zwei Revolutionen die alten Mächte – im Iran stürzt der Shah, in Polen aber verhängt die Armee das Kriegsrecht. Der…

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Finding Home

Alexandra Frankel , July 11th, 2019

As Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon my mother leapt toward marriage in Tehran. The night of the moon landing fell in the middle of a hectic week…

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Coleman Nye and Sherine Hamdy on their new graphic novel, Lissa

| , April 16th, 2018

https://utorontopress.com/us/lissa-2 Interview by Perry Sherouse Perry Sherouse: In your article in George Marcus and Dominic Boyer’s volume on collaborations, you write that “comics – fa…

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Life and Time after Fidel

Alexandra Frankel , April 27th, 2017

What does the future hold for Cubans who came of age with the revolutionary state? On November 25, 2016, Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. As Cuba’s Commander-in-Chief from…

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Loss in times of revolution and exile #newtonloss

Charlotte Hamid , November 29th, 2016

What does loss mean for Syrians living in Southern Turkey in the aftermath of the 2011 revolution and in the midst of an ongoing war? How is this…


Mariya Ivancehva: The revolution will not be criticized? The (im)possibility of left-wing critique in Venezuela

Focaal Web Editor , May 24th, 2016

This post is part of a series on the Latin American pink tide, moderated and edited by Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London). After heading the pink tide…


Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and the Election Hunger Games

Carie Little Hersh , May 4th, 2016

With Donald Trump defending the size of his hands, Ted Cruz dropping out of the race the week after recruiting former opponent Fiorina as a running mate, Hillary…

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Marina Gold: The end of the pink tide: Cuba

Focaal Web Editor , April 25th, 2016

This post is part of a series on the Latin American pink tide, moderated and edited by Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London). Does Obama’s visit herald the…


Without Attachment or Fear

gillconquest , December 14th, 2015

Professor Dominic Boyer Director, CENHS, Rice University http://culturesofenergy.org/ Even if one were the sort who believed that war solved anything, there would still be the issue of identifying…

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#Review: After the Revolution. Youth, Democracy, and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia

Čarna Brković , October 16th, 2015

What is the relationship between democracy, development, disappointment, and failure? Is it possible to learn something about ‘democracy proper’ from an Eastern European context, fraught with problems…


The immigrants ‘crisis’ and the limits of Facebook

Razvan Nicolescu , May 18th, 2015

Photomontage realised by Vento Ribelle and posted on their Facebook page on the 20 April 2015 and shared by left-wing individuals in Grano. This post is prompted by the…

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New Media Practices and the 2012 Presidential Elections

puellaludens , December 18th, 2012

The past few posts I have written all belong to a collection of case studies about new media practices and the 2012 elections. I want to collect them…

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