The Art of Civil Action: Political Space and Cultural Dissent
May 22, 2018
5.4 X 1.2 X 8.3 inches | 1.1 pounds
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About the Author
Thijs Lijster teaches philosophy of art at the University of Groningen. He contributed to Conceptions of Critique in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy (eds. R. Sonderegger and K. De Boer, Palgrave 2012), Institutional Attitudes. Instituting Art in a Flat World (ed. P. Gielen, Valiz 2013) and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2nd edition (ed. M. Kelly, Oxford University Press 2014). He was awarded with the ABG/VN Essay Prize 2009, the Prize for Young Art Critics 2010 and the NWO/Boekman Dissertation Prize 2015.
Yehuda Elkana is rector and president of the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Ivan Krastev is director of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria. Elisio Macamo is a member of the cultural studies faculty of Bayreuth University in Germany. Shalini Randeria is a senior research assistant at the Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study) in Berlin.
Yudhishthir Raj Isar is an independent analyst, advisor and public speaker who straddles different worlds of cultural theory, experience and practice. He is Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at The American University of Paris and Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney. He has also been maître de conference at Sciences Po, Paris. Professor Isar is co-editor of the Cultures and Globalization Series (SAGE). He is a trustee of civil society cultural organisations and consultant to international organisations and foundations and Past President of Culture Action Europe. Earlier, at UNESCO, where he served from 1973 to 2002, he was notably Executive Secretary of the World Commission on Culture and Development and Director of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture.