Anniversary Conference: Where are we now? Lecture by Paul Mason

Paul Mason The »Thought Architecture of Fascism«

Paul Mason considers: why has fascism returned, and what is specific about its modern ideological form? He will outline his model of the »thought architecture of fascism« – which revolves around the »Great Replacement Theory« and places its enemies in order of priority as migrants, feminists, liberals, »cultural Marxists« and international law. He will explore Russian hybrid aggression as an »accelerator« but not a cause of this new phenomenon, and ask why elements of the ideology are attracting traditional conservatives.

    The conference celebrating the ifk’s 30th anniversary surveys the history and state-of the-art of paradigms of Kulturwissenschaften/cultural studies and probes modes of the study of culture/s within and beyond the university. More ...