Boris Buden is a writer, cultural critic, and translator. He studied philosophy in Zagreb and received his PhD in Cultural Theory from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. His essays and articles cover topics related to philosophy, politics, and cultural and art criticism. Among his translations into Croatian are some of the most important works of Sigmund Freud. Buden has co-edited several books and is author of Der Schacht von Babel: Ist Kultur übersetzbar? (2004), Übersetzung: Das Versprechen eines Begriffs (2008, with Stefan Nowotny), Zone des Übergangs: Vom Ende des Postkommunismus (2009), and Findet Europa (2015), among others. He is a permanent fellow at the European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies, Vienna. He lives and works in Berlin.
As of January 2019