Translation collaborations, philosophy parties, short videos, journals within journals – just some of the innovative means Glänta uses to reach beyond its base in Gothenburg, Sweden. Join Sarah Waring in peering around the cultural journal’s door with editor Göran Dahlberg in this episode of Gagarin, the Eurozine podcast.
Göran Dahlberg’s book, as mentioned in this podcast, Ghost Life – Hauntings in the society of spectres, published in English by Multimedijalni institut, November 2020.
Having recently edited the English translations of three articles from Glänta‘s conceptual toolbox issue, editor Sarah Waring speaks with Göran Dahlberg, editor and member of the Eurozine Board of Trustees, about the cultural journal’s ethos, editorial scope and its past, present and forthcoming content.
A toolbox of concepts
Whether from within or outside the system, ‘old tools can find new uses and new tools can awaken old and forgotten knowledge’. Our Swedish partner journal Glänta has created a ‘toolbox’ which contains concepts for tearing down old societal structures and building new ones.
Göran Dahlberg’s editorial:
Matilda Amundsen Bergström revisits temperance:
Virtue overcoming boundaries
Miriam Rasch encourages idiots:
And Karl Palmås explores how time is suspended during crises:
Published 17 November 2020
Original in English
First published by Eurozine
Contributed by Glänta © Göran Dahlberg / EurozinePDF/PRINT
The cultural journal’s perspective
Ever since the 2008 crisis, cultural journals have been facing increasing financial, political and market pressures. Ann Ighe reviews the issues affecting Eurozine partner journal editors who met funding representatives on what became the eve of European COVID-19 lockdowns.
I was going to write a fiery editorial for Women’s Day about how the pandemic has eaten up women’s time and energy – but then I ended up homeschooling instead.