Security Institutions, State Transformation, and the "Insecurity Trap"
Despite long-term and general declines in most forms of lethal violence, some states and regions, in particular in the Global South, remain caught in an “insecurity trap.” Neither “declinist” scholars who present war and all forms of violence in long-term decline due to sh
The Science of the Russian Avant-Garde: Kazimir Malevich
What are the roots of abstraction in the arts? Scholars refer to philosophy, theology, theosophy, and science. In this project, Tatiana Levina will analyze Kazimir Malevich’s reception of scientific research of his time.
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