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9th Seminar: Susan Robertson

Check details and register here. You can watch the event on our YouTube channel, here. Susan Robertson “Just Educational Futures” Thomas Piketty and colleagues (Piketty 2020; Gethin, Martinez-Toledano and Piketty 2021), amongst others, point to what appears a paradox; that in many Western societies, a significant rise in the level of social inequalities over the […]

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8th Seminar: Aristotle Kallis “The banality of fascism”

Little over a hundred years ago the word ‘fascism’ was meaningless. Only a few ‘dense’ years later it had graduated into a formidable trope, first in Italy and very soon across an ever-expanding range of countries. Superlatives have accompanied historical accounts of fascism ever since its appearance in crisis-ridden post-WW1 Italy. Surely something as extreme, […]

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5th Seminar: Olga Lafazani, “The significance of the insignificant. Borders, migration, everyday life”

The aim of the paper is to reflect on how borders proliferate in everyday life, not only through laws, institutions or policing practices, but also through deeds, words, and feelings. Rather than analyse migration and borders by focusing only on the borderzones, this paper attempts to capture the multiple relations that connect the camp to […]

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3rd Seminar: Elisa Giustinianovich, Alejandra Salinas Inostroza, Viviana Soledad Delgado Riquelme

“Constitutional developments in Chile” Social movements erupted during the last decades against the cracks of the Chilean model; they have developed and gained experience in the heat of anti-neoliberal and popular struggles. The 2019 social revolt forced the opening of a constitutional process. Social movements decided to get involved in the institutional field with the […]

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2nd seminar: Seraphim Seferiades – Loukia Kotronaki

You can watch the seminar live here. Seraphim Seferiades “Why calling the Far Right (and the Left) ‘populist’ is a bad idea, and why it is done” ‘Concepts’, wrote Cambridge physicist George Thomson (1856-1940), ‘are ideas which receive names. They determine the questions one asks, and the answers one gets’. Scholars create words (conceptualize) to […]

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Immigration policy in Greece and Europe in times of crisis

Because of the displacement of the escape routes in the Mediterranean, Greece is currently one of the most important transit countries for migrants and refugees bound for the EU. The number of immigrants and undocumented refugees in Greece is too big. In this exhorted inflammatory statements from the ranks of the neo-fascist party Golden Dawn, […]

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