(b.1955) Author. Recipient of numerous awards including the Danish Arts Foundation Lifetime Grant, the Adam Oehlenschläger Prize for Literature and the Jeanne and Henri Nathansen Memorial Grant. His many publications include Winter at Dawn; The Crime of Jonatan Svidt; The Author Disappears into His Novel; The Bridge of the Hours; and, together with Frederik Stjernfelt, The Anatomy of Hate and The Scenography of War, about Bosnia and Serbia, and, in 2008, The Politics of Segregation. Multiculturalism – Ideology and Reality.
Doubt has been cast over the right to criticize religious tenets held by a minority, following the "Charlie Hebdo" attack. But it's wrong to assume that free speech should be used exclusively against "those in power", say Jens-Martin Eriksen and Frederik Stjernfelt. [more]
The multiculturalism debate has changed the political fronts. The Left defends minority cultures while the Right stands guard over national culture. Both are variants of a culturalist ideology, argue Jens-Martin Eriksen and Frederik Stjernfelt. [more]
An interview with Mihajlo Markovic and Vasilije Krestic
Left- and rightwing intellectuals collaborated on a document that formulated the ideology of Serbian nationalism in the 1980s and 1990s. Two of its authors talk about their involvement. [more]
The anatomy of hatred
An investigation into the origins of nationalism and ethnic hatred in Former Yugoslavia: What unleashed the Balkan wars and what was the role and responsibility of Europe? [more]