Year of publication: 2019

This new issue of Krisis covers a wide array of subjects that are close to the aims and legacy of our journal. Indeed, given the ways in which we are confronted with political agendas that hardly could be described otherwise than as “regressive,” the very title of our journal once again proves to be timely.

This issue contains a dossier of five essays on the topic of “Shame and Citizenship in Democracy”. Jill Locke’s essay discusses how the trope of the child is used in the public debate about the current President of the United States: Donald Trump. Josef Früchtl’s contribution argues for the political potential of impertinence. The dossier is completed with three shorter essays by Darryl Barthé, Lisa Koks & Natalie Scholz, and Tessa de Vet.

Furthermore, two articles are included in this issue. Annemarije Hagen argues that political struggles do not have to rely on an account of the good life, but rather aim at the contestation of the limits of articulated universals. Ivana Perica’s article considers Jacques Rancière’s critique of Hannah Arendt’s thought, and aims to bring both thinkers together.

Robin Celikates and Thijs Lijster interviewed Hartmut Rosa, and Anna Blijdenstein’s had a conversation with Cécile Laborde. Furthermore, Didier Fassin takes issue with Chantal Mouffe’s call for a Left populism, Willem Halffman discusses the legacy of the 2016 Maagdenhuis occupation, and Sigmund Bruno Schilpzand and Tom Kayzel discuss Bruno Latour’s Reset Modernity-project.

Six further book reviews complete this issue. Alma Apt discusses the Dutch translation of Isabell Lorey’s Regierung der Prekären; Natasha Basu reviews Natasha King’s No Borders; Corrado Fumagalli assesses Ryan Muldoon’s Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World; Hans Radder engages with Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle’s Socrates tenured; Paul Raekstad discusses Elizabeth Anderson’s Private Government; and Robert Sinnerbrink reviews Aesthetic Marx, edited by Johan F. Hartle & Samir Gandesha.

With contributions from:
Krisis, Annemarije Hagen, Ivana Perica, Josef Früchtl, Jill Locke, Tessa de Vet, Darryl Barthé, Lisa Koks, Natalie Scholz, Willem Halffman, Didier Fassin, Robin Celikates, Thijs Lijster, Anna Blijdenstein, Cécile Laborde, Hartmut Rosa, Sigmund Bruno Schilpzand, Tom Kayzel, Natasha Basu, Paul Raekstad, Alma Apt, Robert Sinnerbrink & Hans Radder