Splinters collective

From the Splinters collective, short essays on the here & now published in a monthly edition.

Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy, editor of Can Europe make it?, and a member of the coordinating collective of DiEM25, for whom she co-edited with David Adler, A Vision for Europe, Eris, (May, 2019, 2nd edition, 2020).

Samir Gandesha is an Associate Professor in the Department of the Humanities and the Director of the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University. He specializes in modern European thought and culture, with a particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is currently editing a book entitled Spectres of Fascism (Pluto Press), co-editing Beyond Phenomenology and Critique: Essays in Honour of Ian Angus (Arbeiter Ring), and preparing a manuscript on the “Neoliberal Personality.”

Iain Galbraith is a writer living in Wiesbaden, Germany. His most recent books include a volume of poetry The True Height of the Ear (Arc, 2018), a translation of Esther Kinsky's novel River (Fitzcarraldo, 2017), and, into German, collections of poetry by John Burnside (Hanser, 2016) and Alice Oswald (S. Fischer 2018). He has received numerous prizes for his work, among them the Popescu Prize for European Poetry Translation (2015).

Leonie Rushforth writes reviews and other articles for print and online journals. Her poetry is published in literary magazines, most recently in Prototype, and is anthologised in Oxford Poets; she has been a judge for the Costa and the Forward Prizes. She contributes podcasts for the Socialist Correspondent and is a Labour Party activist in Hackney.

Christos Tombras is a supervising psychoanalyst practicing in London. He lectures, runs workshops and facilitates reading groups; his main research interest is in a dialogue between continental philosophy and psychoanalysis. His book "Discourse Ontology: Body and the Construction of a World, from Heidegger through Lacan" is out from Palgrave (2019).

Chris Myant started as a journalist in 1968 working for the Morning Star and then 7 Days. He later worked for the Commission for Racial Equality and Equality and Human Rights Commission. For the last decade he has lived in Paris where he is active in the National Union of Journalists. He is a regular contributor to Can Europe make it?

Irene Peroni is an Italian freelance journalist based in Oslo, Norway. She has worked for BBC Monitoring and BBC News Online in the past, and is currently collaborating with a few Italian and Swiss media outlets, including Swiss-Italian radio RSI.

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