Judges Under Pressure: Europe’s Unfinished Transformation
After the communist takeovers across Eastern and Central Europe in 1945, the judiciary became the political and ideological instruments of the ruling communist parties. Then came 1989 and the hopes of establishing an independent court system.
The thesis of the book is that elite culture - especially media culture - has contributed to the rise of populism. The project involves work on the role of science in public discourse, with particular emphasis on social media.
New "Made in IWM": Slovenian Translation of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century
When non-fiction tops the list: 149 books in translation enabled by the Institute’s Paul Celan program
This month, IWM Permanent Fellow Ludger Hagedorn introduces our "Made in IWM" piece. He interviewed Vesna Velkovrh Bukilica, a Paul Celan Fellow at the IWM in 2015, and the translator of the…
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