On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Mostar from fascism in the Second World War, UABNOR organized the manifestation "Days of Antifascism
in Mostar", which has been held from 12 to 17 February.
Does it still today represent a lonely champion of antifascism
Ginzburg, like Elsa Morante or Gunter Grass, takes a worm's eye view of history, her characters caught up in events which they can barely comprehend, while the antifascism
of some characters in the novel is seen to be rooted in the complex and muddy personal experience as much as in political ideology.
Throwing their weight behind beleaguered European modernists who were being "abused and trampled underfoot" by forces of the "new Middle Ages," this group not only aligned themselves with global antifascism
, they proclaimed their faith in the primacy of individual freedom against the onslaught of nationalism in interwar Europe.
The Popular Front united fighter and worker under the aegis of antifascism
, a concern Olson references as "a common cause.
As Paggi correctly observes, the "wings of democracy" policy deliberately ignored the values that antifascism
set at the core of its political agenda, sealing the end of Europe's central position in the world.
There was, then, a lot of lateral connection among its members, but Moscow, and more specifically the Comintern, played an important role in fostering and mustering what they hoped would become an ecumene of those committed to socialism, antifascism
or the struggle against imperialism, and generally to a nexus of all three.
Through the presentation of case studies that exemplify the field's breadth and sophistication, "Rethinking Antifascism
" examines antifascism
in two distinct realms: after surveying the movement's remarkable diversity across nations and political cultures up to 1945, "Rethinking Antifascim" then assesses its postwar political and ideological salience, from its incorporation into Soviet state doctrine to its radical questioning by historians and politicians.
Through case studies that exemplify the field's breadth and sophistication, "Rethinking Antifascism
" examines antifascism
in two distinct realms: after surveying the movement's remarkable diversity across nations and political cultures up to 1945, it assesses its postwar political and ideological salience, from its incorporation into Soviet state doctrine to its radical questioning by historians and politicians.
17) In the latter sense, Tito is associated today with the following common denominators: antifascism
and liberation, industrial and social modernisation, peace, respectability and renown.
Thus, he writes, "the collapse of the political project of social democracy in the West and communism in the East went hand in hand with the death of antifascism
, hence the reappearance of ideas and values which had long been assumed to be dead, or at least marginal or lunatic.
Featherstone D (2013) Black internationalism, subaltern cosmopolitanism, and the spatial politics of antifascism