Social cohesion and the impact of welfare policies on migrants

In recent years, economic, social and political developments in Europe have challenged European welfare governance. Many countries, including Greece, launched austerity programmes that have negatively affected welfare systems and impoverished disadvantaged populations. At the same time, the global situation (political, social, military conflicts, human rights abuses, violence, weather, etc.) has resulted in the increased movement […]

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The Balkans and Black Marxism

How can Black Marxism as an expression of the Black Radical Tradition help us critically study today’s Balkans? In his book Black Marxism, Cedric Robinson underscores the importance of feudalism and racialized social conventions for the beginnings of capitalism even while reformulating the significance of the Balkan–Eastern Mediterranean space as the periphery’s first geography of […]

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A call to rasanblaj

The Haitian-American feminist anthropologist, artist and academic Gina Athena Ulysse engages in rasanblaj: a unique feminist and decolonial practice rooted in black aesthetics and the Haitian spiritual and historical experience. This volume attempts to broaden access to contemporary black radical thought and art, especially, to Caribbean genealogies. At the core of the volume is the […]

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Liberalism and illiberalism: A postcolonial approach

This short text uses examples from US liberal imperialism to illuminate the postcolonial critique of liberalism and its standpoint. First, it thinks of the postcolonial critique as one that sees the liberal script as a constitutive boundary-drawing project. Liberalism universalizes not in opposition to but through its particularizing moves. Second, it claims that the postcolonial […]

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Majalediko is a magazine inspired by former members of the “Lgbtqia+ Refugees Welcome” collective, most of whom are now outside Greece, but it was this group that started the processes of creating Εmantes. Émantes managed to bring this idea back, which was eventually implemented by younger members of the LGBT+ refugee community. It took seven […]

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Bodies that Mutter

Bodies That Mutter is at once a book and a digital artefact that defines the emergent genre of poetic autoethnography: a fragile, layered narrative that documents various transitionsduring a period of eleven years. It consists of poems, multimodal insinuations (links accessible in the virtual version), and a theoretical outro. Writing it has felt like manually […]

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