“Ideological Mistakes of Louis Ferdinand Céline and Emil Cioran” – Mara Magda MAFTEI

Journal of Romanian Literary Studies, no. 5/2014 Abstract: 2011 was a year of reference for both Emil Cioran and Louis Ferdinand Céline. We celebrated the centenary of the Romanian philosopher who chose to exile himself in Paris and also the 50-year anniversary of Céline’s death. In fact, we witnessed controversial issues in France linked to… Continue lendo “Ideological Mistakes of Louis Ferdinand Céline and Emil Cioran” – Mara Magda MAFTEI

“Fascism, Fiction, and Freedom in the Time of the Virus” – Arundhati ROY

Religious Nationalism, Dissent, and the Battle Between Myth and History. The seventh annual Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights, presented at the LBJ Auditorium on The University of Texas at Austin campus. The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center hosted the lecture in partnership with the Rothko Chapel and… Continue lendo “Fascism, Fiction, and Freedom in the Time of the Virus” – Arundhati ROY

“The fascist destruction of legality: then and now” – Federico FINCHELSTEIN

Magazine of the European Observatory on Memories, ISSN 2565-2931 | DL B 27726-2017 Federico Finchelstein is Professor of History, New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College It would seem as if authoritarians and post-fascists have a long memory of previous destructions of democracy but they also want to differentiate themselves from the fascist… Continue lendo “The fascist destruction of legality: then and now” – Federico FINCHELSTEIN

“Russia for Russians!” – Sergey SUKHANKIN

CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, 9/2015 Ultranationalism and xenophobia in Russia: from marginality to state promoted philosophy Sergey Sukhankin, Associate Expert, International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS), Kiev). Historian, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad The course of Russian development over the past decade has explicitly shown that both internal milieu and foreign policy… Continue lendo “Russia for Russians!” – Sergey SUKHANKIN

“Ivan Ilyin: the fascist philosopher behind Vladimir Putin’s information warfare” – Timothy SNYDER | Big Think

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s31VFwO-6u0 Some ideas lie dormant for decades, and such is the case with Russian philosopher Ivan Ilyin, whose anti-communist stance got him—along with about 160 other intellectuals—expelled from Soviet Russia in 1922 aboard the 'philosopher's ship'. So who was Ilyin, and why has Russia's President Vladimir Putin breathed new life into his writings more than… Continue lendo “Ivan Ilyin: the fascist philosopher behind Vladimir Putin’s information warfare” – Timothy SNYDER | Big Think