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The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Juncker’s nomination was not a sudden, not an unexpected and not even a distinct event. Neither does it spell
an end to the European Council’s dominance in constitutional politics or
make EU reform less likely.
Dr Christine Reh
2 July 2014
Starts: Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM
As a closer look at the European
Parliament Elections in Central and Eastern Europe suggests, it may be
non-voting, rather than populist protest voting, which could prove the
long-term threat to sustainability of the EU’s troubled democratic
Dr Sean Hanley
2 June 2014 More...
Starts: Jun 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Dana Villa on Arendt and Socrates
Publication date: Apr 29, 2013 11:57:04 AM
May 9, 2013 6:15:00 PM
End: May 9, 2013 8:00:00 PM
9 May 2013
Dana Villa is the Packey J. Dee Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. His books include Public Freedom (2008), Socratic Citizenship (2001), Politics, Philosophy, Terror: Essays on the Thought of Hannah Arendt (1999), and Arendt and Heidegger: The Fate of the Political (1995), all from Princeton University Press. He is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendt (2000).