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The Theory and Practice of Philosophical Recollection
Dustin Peone argues that memory is the foundation of philosophical thought. This may seem strange to the contemporary reader, but it is something that philosophers themselves have known since before Socrates....
Chapters on Urban Jerusalem
Jerusalem is a child of the desert, a city precariously hovering on its brink, exposed to a bright, unrelenting sun. Its never-ending story continues to fascinate people. Jerusalem is not only an important...
A Chronicle and Analysis of the Revolution of Dignity
In early 2014, sparked by an assault by their government on peaceful students, Ukrainians rose up against a deeply corrupt, Moscow-backed regime. Initially demonstrating under the banner of EU integration,...
Thomas D. Grant
Essays on Chechnya and the Baltic States
The region that once comprised the Soviet Union has been the scene of crises with serious implications for international law. Some of these, like the separatist conflict in Chechnya, date to the time of...
Helmut Meier‘s study of pro- and anti-slavery texts from 1784–1825 focuses on understanding the distinct image of Africans in the British debate on the slave trade and slavery as such. Starting from...
Yakov Rabkin, Mikhail Minakov
A Future in the Past
Medical doctors driving taxis, architects selling beer on street corners, scientific institutes closed down amid rusting carcasses of industrial plants—these images became common at the turn of the 21st...
Vera Eilers, Stefan Serafin
Romania una, linguae multae. Festschrift für Prof. Dr. Isabel Zollna zum 60. Geburtstag
Vivat diversitas – Romania una, linguae multae ist nicht nur der Titel, sondern auch das Motto des vorliegenden Bandes. Denn es ist gerade die diversitas ‚Vielfalt‘, die das Forschungsinteresse der...
Testimonies from the Drina River
To this day, almost all narratives on Bosnia focus on the 1990s, the war, and the labyrinth that Dayton’s institutional system represents. They also tend to be imbued with a perspective that often overdoes...
Taner Can, Berkan Ulu, Koray Melikoglu
A Collection of Essays on Orhan Pamuk
This collection of new essays brings together scholarly examinations of a writer who—despite the prestige that the Nobel Prize has earned him—remains controversial with respect to his place in the...
Nicola Timmermann analysiert die zwei ambitioniertesten Großbauprojekte und architektonischen Zeugnisse der faschistischen und nationalsozialistischen Ära: Die 'Esposizione Universale di Roma', kurz...