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Globalisation and its discontents: crisis, migrants, change

Srećko_Horvat (1)On Tuesday, 12 December 2016, Srećko Horvat held a guest lecture within the doctoral course Theories of Society. The title of the lecture was: Globalisation and its discontents: crisis, migrants, change. The lecture addressed the conflict of diverse political, social, and cultural interests that clash over the current migrant crisis in Europe. Critical consideration revealed Europe as complicit in the economic warfare that is waged in and against Near and Middle Eastern countries. The burden of consequences that the post-colonial destruction wrought on the region, is as much evident in the outflow of refugees as is in the attendant moral panic in EU. 

Srećko Horvat is a Croatian philosopher, author and political activist. His articles regularly appear in the Guardian, Al Jazeera, Il Manifesto, El Pais and The New York Times. He was one of the founders of the international Subversive Festival, Zagreb. He is the author of What Does Europe Want? (Columbia University Press, 2014) co-written with Slavoj Žižek, and The Radicality of Love (Polity Press, 2015).

Back to list of notificationsPublished: 19. January 2016 | Category: Lectures, Event