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Cover for: Memorial endgame

Memorial endgame

Mittelweg 36 5–6/2021

‘Mittelweg 36’ returns to the Wehrmacht exhibitions twenty years on: including the political and historiographic controversies surrounding the exhibitions and their impact on German public debate; also, how they realigned politics and mobilized both far-right and far-left.

Cover for: World on borrowed time

World on borrowed time

Esprit 2021/12

Climate change, COVID-19, social injustice: ‘Esprit’ explores how current notions of crisis affect our relationship with time and our (in)ability to change our circumstances. Also: the revolutionary origins of ‘la question Woke’.

Cover for: Fluid feelings

Fluid feelings

L’Homme 2/2021

‘L’Homme’ explores the mutable subjectivities that shape female gender norms and roles: including patriarchy and labour in India; sexualized shame in the Turkish workplace; and pseudo-progressivism in late Soviet film.

Cover for: Shoot less / F**k more

‘Czas Kultury’ remembers Serbian protest-rockers Rimtutituki, the anti-militarist supergroup banned by Milosević. Also: offensive French writing – why aversion excludes.

Cover for: Tech visions, tech dilemmas

Tech visions, tech dilemmas

Vikerkaar 10–11/2021

In a technology-themed issue of ‘Vikerkaar’: why the future of mobility is public and integrated; why climate change is a boon for biotech; and why cheap energy is not green energy.

Cover for: Ukraine at 30: A ‘glass half-full’

In an issue of ‘Krytyka’ on Ukrainian independence: a catalogue of errors from Kuchma to Zelensky; a personal history of freedom formed; and seismic shifts in the Kremlin’s symbolic geography.

Cover for: Between art and vandalism

Between art and vandalism

Ord&Bild 3/2021

‘Ord&Bild’ features urban art: with articles on the aesthetic boundaries pushed by graffiti pioneer Zevs; the sanitization of the underground in Swedish cities; and transgender cultural organizing in São Paulo.

Cover for: Witch-hunting and cuddly animal rights

In ‘New Humanist’: the social and political roots of sorcery accusation-related violence and how to stop it; and why recognizing animal sentience means respecting animals, not treating them like furry versions of ourselves.

Cover for: Planetary imagination

Planetary imagination

Soundings 78 (2021)

In ‘Soundings’: environmental justice and the failure of neoliberal regulation; littered space and the emergency in Low Earth Orbit; Dipesh Chakrabarty on the global of global warming; and Paul Gilroy on the creolized planet.

Cover for: Rwandan lessons

Rwandan lessons

Esprit 10/2021

‘Esprit’ focuses on France’s responsibility in the Rwandan genocide. Including articles on the role of the Duclert report; the roots of Mitterrand’s failure; and the gradual progress in proving guilt.

Cover for: Venting with Mario Vargas Llosa

Venting with Mario Vargas Llosa

Letras Libres 10/2021

In the twentieth anniversary of ‘Letras Libres’, Mario Vargas Llosa vents his spleen at modern society – or maybe he is just having an attack of wind. Also: why Spain is incapable of institutional reform.

Cover for: Into the woods

Into the woods

Vagant 2/2021

‘Vagant’ fears for the forest: with articles on the crowded biome; a Californian season in hell; tree death in the Harz; and terraforming Copenhagen.

Cover for: A key country

A key country

Osteuropa 4–6/2021

Osteuropa focuses on the ‘key country’ of the Czech Republic: with articles on the state of democracy and the transformation of the party system as mirror of wider processes. Also, an overview of a thousand years of religious history, and the new-old national self-image in film.

Cover for: Ankara on its own terms

Ankara on its own terms

Varlık 10/2021

‘Varlık’ devotes an issue to Ankara, the deprecated capital: including articles on Republican theatre in the 1930s; the political symbolism of Atatürk monuments; and urban history in Anafartalar Street.

Cover for: The domination of dilettantes

The domination of dilettantes

Kultūros barai 9/2021

In ‘Kultūros barai’: why the pandemic has brought out the worst in Lithuania’s politicians; whether there is such a thing as an individual common good; and how the Jewish history of Žagarė reaches into the present.

Cover for: Between the body and society

Between the body and society

New Humanist 3/2021

In ‘New Humanist’: articles on the economics and ideology of obstetric violence; why the UK has not yet legalized assisted dying; and what the shutting down of sex work platforms means for sex workers.

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