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Sanja Arežina, China in Europe

At the time when the world is closely watching the rise of the PR China’s power on the international stage, the mechanisms employed by Beijing to position itself economically and politically in faraway regions attracts particular attention. There is no doubt that, in doing so, the country is led by the principles of voluntary cooperation and mutual benefit. However, there ...
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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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