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About Anya Topolski

Anya Topolski is a FWO postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy of the Higher Institute of Philosophy at the KU Leuven, Belgium.

Articles by Anya Topolski

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

From the sorrow to the shame of Belgium

The legalisation of this 'newcomer’s statement' is an undeniable step on the slippery slope in the dehumanisation of Europe’s ‘new Jews’. Alarm bells should be ringing.

What is the meaning of Europe? - Michael Zantovsky launches a debate

As part of Europe, the very idea: exploring Europe as a philosophical concept and project, a conference that took place in Bristol on May 9 - 10, Michael Žantovský, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United Kingdom gave the keynote lecture, on “What is the Meaning Of Europe?”. (Video, 50 mins).

From the idea of Europe to a Europe of ideas

Contrary to the maxim popularised by political scientists that there is no political community without a political identity, what Europe most needs is a political community without identity. A reply to Etienne Balibar.

Does it get more transparent than this?

A recalled EU propaganda video reveals more about 'the idea of Europe' than its makers intended
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