The legacy of the European Enlightenment was undermined since the end of the World War II. Destructive criticism of rationality developed by Max Horkheimer and...

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Re-enacting real war traumas through public performance may sound risky for the amateur actors of the Theater of the Displaced. This is the challenge for Alexei...

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Until the 1970s the dominant understanding of Canadian history was limited to that of the progress and development of an Anglo-Saxon, and to a smaller degree,...

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One evening, in August 2014, Veronika was collecting her son from kindergarten in a town near Donetsk, just like every other day. A ceasefire had been promised,...

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We invite authors to contribute to this exciting new series at Krytyka, Ukraine’s leading intellectual journal celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. The...

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Ukrainian Theater in Search of Reconciliation

Hanna Veselovska ・ June 2016

In much of contemporary experimental theater, the audience is encouraged to actively participate in the performance: through direct dialogue, through expressions...

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The Harvard Ukrainian Studies journal has published a two-volume Festschrift in honor of George G. Grabowicz's 70th birthday. The set brings together 49 essays...

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How to Avoid the Collapse of Europe

Ivan Krastev ・ February 2016

Southern Europe is not interested in Europe turning into an anti-Putin project. This sentiment did not arise because Southern Europeans are especially...

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A Big Migrant Family

Svetlana Filonova ・ December 2015

When the Soviet Union ceased to exist, all the newborn independent states – the former Soviet republics – were faced with a challenge: Russian speaking people of...

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I did not meet Ivan in person until 1977, but I was very aware of him from 1970. Two people directed me to his writings. One was the friend of my youth, also a...

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