• Kristina Stoeckl

    Kristina Stoeckl

    professor of sociology and leader of the project Postsecular Conflicts at the University of Innsbruck

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Orthodoxy and Modernity

The Moral Conservative Wayback Machine and the Deeper Sense of the Closure of “Memorial”

 български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски The identification of moral conservatives in the twenty-first century with historical periods that predate the experience of twentieth century totalitarianism reveals a fundamental blind-spot in contemporary conservatism. Conjuring up political constellations of the 1920s to 40s as analogies for contemporary struggles between conservatives and progressives willfully ignores the ‘lesson’ ...

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Remembering Sergey Sergeevich Horujy (1941-2020)

A towering intellectual voice in Russian Orthodoxy is no longer. Sergey Sergeevich Horujy passed away in Moscow on September 22, 2020. I write this note with great sadness and full of gratitude to a friend, teacher, and intellectual guide.   I first met Sergey Horujy in 2005 during the research for... Read more.
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Orthodoxy and Modernity, Religion and Politics

The End of Post-Soviet Religion

ελληνικά | ру́сский As of 4 July 2020, the amendment to the Russian Constitution—first proposed by President Vladimir Putin in January, smoothly approved by the State Duma and Constitutional Court in March, and confirmed in a nationwide referendum with 78,56 per cent of votes&#... Read more.
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The Russian “Matilda” Controversy

Karl Marx famously said that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. The truth of this statement can be witnessed these days in Russia when looking at the controversies surrounding the film Matilda, due to show in Russian cinemas on October 26th, 2017. The street protests of group... Read more.
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