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Ivan Krastev: The Light that Failed

2nd Krzysztof Michalski Memorial Lecture
May 24, 2019
Speaker: Ivan Krastev
“The Light That Failed”
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Ivan Krastev, Gwendolyn Sasse, Gerard Toal: The Return of Geopolitics?

Over the past several years, it has become common to announce the ‘return of geopolitics’ in shaping the world order and relations between states. Panel Discussion moderated by Luiza Bialasiewicz
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Ivan Krastev, Christian Ultsch: After Europe

Can democratic institutions be transformed to serve exclusionary ends? Why has the ongoing refugee crisis transformed the politics of Central and Eastern European states—despite the fact that these countries host virtually no migrants? And what do demographic and generational changes mean for the liberal consensus that emerged in the wake of communism’s fall?
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Ivan Krastev wins Elemér Hantos Prize 2017

The Bulgarian political scientist and bestselling author Ivan Krastev from the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna has been awarded the Elemér Hantos Prize 2017. The Elemér Hantos Prize, named after the Hungarian economist and politician Elemér Hantos (1881-1942), is awarded annually by the Central Europe Foundation of Zurich, Switzerland, to persons and organizations for …
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Fyodor Lukyanov, Soli Özel, Ivan Krastev: Turkey and Russia in the New Global (Dis)Order

What we witness today is the unraveling of the post-Cold War international order, and both Russia and Turkey play a major role in this process. But what do Moscow and Ankara want? What new order do they dream of? Is the same dream shared by both? What defines their foreign policy – the nature of their political regimes, their imperial legacies, or their national interests?
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Ivan Krastev and Steven Lukes: ‘No Laughing Matter’

For his book No Laughing Matter, British sociologist Steven Lukes collected over 600 political jokes from all over the world. He tried out the best of these on a Viennese audience, aided and abetted by Ivan Krastev, who explained some of the jokes’ historical background.
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Ivan Krastev: Conflicting Memories, Ukraine

On February 26, IWM Permanent Fellow IWM Krastev participated in a debate on the political crisis in Ukraine from a cultural perspective, organised by Castrum Peregrini and the European Cultural Foundation.
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Ivan Krastev

IWM Permanent Fellow
Chair of the Board, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
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Ivan Krastev: Democracy Disrupted

Media Clippings by Ivan Krastev

“Putin surely dreams of the pre-1914 days, when Russia was autocratic but accepted, revolutions were not tolerated, and Russia could be part of Europe while preserving its distinctive culture and traditions”, wrote Ivan Krastev, IWM Permanent Fellow, in Foreign Affairs. Read his latest comments on Ukraine.
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