Utopia and dystopia are not only literary categories. How they relate to social and political reality is a question of debate. The new book by Gregory Claeys opens a new chapter in this discussion with linking utopia to climate change and enhanced sociability.
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Hybrid democracy in Central Europe
It is a recurring pattern that political concepts originating in Western Europe become adapted and reinterpreted in (East) Central Europe. The process was described in detail in Trencsényi et. al. (2016, p. 4), who argue that “political modernity in East Central Europe is related to the idea of a temporal and spatial lag and the …