Articles

Despite the fact that some radical politicians and publicists – Natalia Vitrenko, or Dmytro Korchynskyi, and most recently Oleh Tiahnybok above all – have always...

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Text Without Context

Yevheniya Kononenko ・ April 2011

Lina Kostenko’s novel "Diary of a Ukrainian Madman" is about the unrealized Ukrainian nation as an unrealized human individual. Clearly, the author wanted to...

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Colombian Winter

Vasyl Makhno ・ February 2011

La muerte y el amor, with an emphasis on the “r” – perhaps with these two Spanish words it is possible to describe all of Colombian history. Civil wars, leftist...

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The discussions on the Holocaust and the Ukrainian famine are a reminder of a common pattern in East European intellectual history: As in the majority of such...

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The Radical FEMEN and The New Women’s Activism

Olga Plakhotnik, Maria Mayerchyk ・ November 2010

The women’s/feminist movement of the last few decades failed to reach a mass audience. Despite its (often super-human) efforts to jump-start the engine of “...

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The Simple Values of Constitutionalism

Vsevolod Rechytsky ・ October 2010

By allowing a certain stylistic simplification, one could argue that organic constitutionalism is a consequence and a prerequisite of any refined capitalism. And...

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Legitimizing Myth-making and its Memorials

Valentyna Shandra ・ September 2010

In order to create a Russian historical space, the authorities extracted only a few historic events and phenomena from a rich and varied base of materials, and...

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The Theory and Practice of the Borderlands

Oleksandr Boichenko ・ September 2010

An Albanian professor from Kosovo once wrote that the culture of dialogue is not the same as co-living under duress. Sometimes, in order to build a bridge over a...

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