28. 02. 2013

Dashrath’s Dinner Party

By Amiya Sen Translated from the Bengali by Bhaswati Ghosh Originally published as “Dasharather Atithijawggo” in Desh As she pulled the curtains off the doors and windows and dumped them on the floor,...

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23. 02. 2013

The Bernhard Case

  Max Weber [There are many institutions of higher education—universities and research centres, where we have periodically seen academic administrators being appointed/elevated in significant positions for reasons of ideology or expediency.  Each such...

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19. 02. 2013

‘We Will Spirit You Out’ : Kabir Suman in Conversation with Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Ann Johnson; poet, memorialist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Kabir Suman, singer-songwriter, musician, poet, journalist, political activist, TV presenter, occasional actor and  Member of...

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13. 02. 2013

Zollikon Seminars: An Evening’s Exchange

from  Z O L L I K O N  S E M I N A R S 1 9 5 9 - 1 9 69   [The Zollikon Seminars were a series of philosophical seminars...

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07. 02. 2013

From Darkness to Light

Anchita Ghatak   There is a new story of intolerance everyday in my country. I no longer know whether these stories shock or upset me anymore. Or if they have become part of...

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02. 02. 2013
Everybody say Ye-Ye!

Everybody say Ye-Ye!

Michael E. Veal A humid weekend night in the early 1990s. The scene: outside the Afrika Shrine nightclub in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, home base of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and his...

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