Philosophy & History

The Paradox of Chaos and the Emergence of History

The year 2020 seems to have brought us “a hell of evils,” to borrow philosopher Immanuel Kant’s phrase. Can history help us make sense of the chaos we are facing?

Philosophy & History

Call for Proposals: #RecordCovid19: Historicizing Experiences of the Pandemic

We are looking for interesting and innovative proposals for a new book about historical perspectives on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Language & Culture

Lieber gendersensibel als genderhypersensibel

Vehemente Abwehr auf der einen Seite, blinder Reformeifer auf der anderen: Fehlen uns in der Debatte um geschlechtergerechte Sprache die Zwischentöne?

Politics & Society

Iconoclasm: From Post-Socialist Yugoslavia to Black Lives Matter

Against the backdrop of the ongoing protests across the United States and Europe to denounce structural racism, take down its monuments, and call for a critical postcolonial confrontation with history, Gal Kirn draws connections between the present moment and the memory culture of the new states of former Yugoslavia during the 1990s.

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