2017, Mar 23 — 25
What Comes After Nations?
A manifestation of research, theory, and art
The present moment is marked by one central political idea: the nation-state. It installs itself through a system of nation-states and a corresponding global framework that originated from a new world order after the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Since then, it has become so deeply embedded in our thinking that alternative forms of political organization have become practically unimaginable—even though serious alternatives, such as transnational anti-colonial movements and communist internationalism, existed at the time.
Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Was wird aus unseren National- staaten?, Cemil Aydin: Das verlorene Erbe der kosmopolitischen Großreiche, Slavenka Drakulić: Wahrheit und Gerechtigkeit, Antony T. Anghie: Das Maß der Zivilisation, Sandro Mezzadra: Kampfgebiet