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Burning Memories: Sacrifice and the Unconscious in History

The Birkbeck Institute for Human Research Wednesday 14th October Memory of historical events is necessarily collective, but acquires personal characteristics that are of the same nature as individual memory in general. This idea is illustrated through memories of holocaust survivors as they construct themselves in a particular biography of an Israeli child. Holocaust memories are then connected [...]
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Slavoj Žizek – Anti-Semitism, Anti-Semite and Jew 2009

New video entry from EGS. Watch here part 1/8, click to go to youtube for parts 2-8/8. [youtube=]
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Converts to Colonizers?

Gabriel Piterberg reviews Shlomo Sand’s When and How Was the Jewish People Invented?from the NEW LEFT REVIEWThe foundational myths of the state of Israel rest on the notion that, throughout history, the Jews have been descended from a single ethno-biological core of Judean exiles who had been removed from their ancestral lands in the first [...]
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The Palestinian Question

the couple Symptom / FetishIslamo-Fascism, Christo-Fascism, Zionismmieux vaut un désastre qu’un désêtre by Slavoj Žižek There are two different modes of ideological mystification which should in no way be confused: the liberal-democratic one and the Fascist one. The first one concerns false universality: the subject advocates freedom/equality, not being aware of implicit qualifications which, in their very [...]
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