Central European Journal of International and Security Studies (2019)

Author Meets Critics Symposium: Discussion on Legacies of Totalitarianism

Skrócona nazwa czasopisma Central European Journal of International and Security Studies
Numer/tom 1/13
Ilość stron 198-240

ISSN: 1802-548X

The symposium on the book Legacies of Totalitarianism by Aviezer Tucker was part of the conference Between Enslavement and Resistance: Attitudes toward Communism in East European Societies (1945-1989) held in Poznań, Poland (June 15-16, 2018). The conference and the symposium were organized by the Institute of National Remembrance, Poznań Division, the Institute of Philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, The Centre for Culture and the Arts at Leeds Beckett University, and the Poznań Division of Polish Philosophical Society. The organizational and editorial work of the symposium was realized within the framework of the Branch Research Project of the Institute of National Remembrance in Poznań: The Methodological and Theoretical Problems of Research on the Current History of Poland.


Krzysztof Brzechczyn. A Transformation of the Privileges of the Authorities into Property Rights or a Transformation of the Types of Class Rule? / pp. 199–205.

Dragoş Petrescu. Limits of Democratic Consolidation: Subversion of Reason as a Post-totalitarian Syndrome / pp. 206–210.

Michał Kwiecień. The Hereditary Diseases of Post-totalitarianism / pp. 211–214.

Cristina Petrescu. Simulated Change: Totalitarianism and What Comes Next / pp. 215–219.

Grzegorz Greg Lewicki. Legacies, Zombies and the Need of Long-Term Basis for Short-Term Foresight/ pp. 220–225.

Rafał Paweł Wierzchosławski. Dissidents and Nomads in [Not Only] Posttotalitarian Countries: Why Are There so Many Problems if Things Are Going so Well? / pp. 226–232.

Aviezer Tucker. Why Legacies Matter: Reply to Readings of Legacies / pp. 233–240.