How to Magically Edify a Nation? Occultism and Nationalism in Central Europe, 1890-1939
Since the mid nineteenth-century, nationalism and occultism emerged and spread throughout Europe. On the one hand, occultism embodied a peculiar transitional network, while, on the other hand, it was also utilized for cementing nationalist agendas.
Kenarov works on a non-fiction book describing in detail the life and times of Bulgarian writer and dissident Georgi Markov, as well as his notorious murder by agents of the Bulgarian State Security service in London in 1978.
Need for Speed? Europe, China, and the Competition for the Green Tech Transition
When Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Beijing’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2060 in September 2020 at the United Nations General Assembly, this came as a surprise to many, not least within China – among his own government, provincial leaders, business elites and i
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