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Sanja Ivić, EU Citizenship: Towards a Postmodern Conception of Citizenship?

The modern liberal idea of citizenship is constructed by a fixed notion of identity which gains meaning through a number of binary oppositions, such as we/ they, citizen/ foreigner, self/ other and so forth. Defined by these binaries, where the first term is perceived as dominant because it is considered to be derived from reason, the fixed notion of identity ...
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Sanja Ivić, Paul Ricoeur’s Idea of Reference: The Truth as Non-Reference

This book investigates the importance of Ricoeur’s hermeneutics and poetics in rethinking humanities. In particular, Ricoeur’s insights on reference as refiguration and his idea of interpretation as a triadic process (which consists of mimesis 1 – prefiguration, mimesis 2 – configuration, and mimesis 3 – refiguration) will be applied to philosophy of science and to literary and historical texts. It ...
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Tell Me a Story of Serbia and the European Union

“The European Union will dissolve the moment Serbia is finally ready to join it” – is this just one in a string of jokes in the streets of Belgrade or a prophecy that is turning into reality? Why Serbia, unlike many others, was not able to join the European Union and is the flame of the European idea in XXI ...
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A Possible Europe and the Years Before Us

… With Brexit, Europe enters the period of deeper transformation that could be compared with great changes in the nineties of the last century that have drastically reshaped the European geopolitical landscape. Thus far, Brexit had no domino effect, even though the “neverending crises” (migration issues, problems in the Eurozone etc) have deeply shaken the Union by dividing its members ...
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