Current and Currencies

The notion of fluid or rather ‘liquid communities’ (Anderson) may prove particularly useful in mapping out the evolving philosophical and political narrative alliances along the question of hospitality that the migration crisis over European seas inevitably raises. Gaining in momentum daily, anti-immigration sentiment has led to the rise of nationalist and protectionist populism across Europe and the US, highlighting the contradictions of our Western societies that claim to promote human rights while denying basic living conditions to their very neighbours at the border (Oliver, Madura, Ahmed). Regarding the immigration crisis and the question of open societies, we invite you to explore philosophically performative responses to the geo-political currents that are affecting the lives of unseen multitudes.

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