The talk discusses the rise and fall of Syriza in the context of economic crisis and political instability. The results of the upcoming national elections in September the 20th also will be discussed as the most recent episode in the neo-colonial transformation of the the European Union."
Andreas Kalyvas is an associate professor of politics at the New School for Social Research and a chief co-editor of the journal "Constellations." He is the author of "Democracy and the Politics of the Extraordinary: Weber, Schmitt, Arendt" (Cambridge UP 2008) and the co-author of "Liberal Beginnings: Making a Republic for the Moderns" (Cambridge UP 2008). He is currently completing a book manuscript on the relationship between the republican doctrine of government and the politics of dictatorship.