Watch Professor Mary Kaldor discuss activism, Europe and the aftermath of the Greek elections with Ludovica Rogers and Hara Kouki. The conversation was organised by LSE’s Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit in collaboration with Euro Crisis in the Press and with funding from the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE). You can also read our recent report, Crisis Discourses in Europe: Media EU-phemisms and Alternative Narratives, here.
This new report sets out to explore the dominant discourses around the euro crisis to understand why there appears to be such a mismatch between the concerns of subterranean political activists and the way in which the crisis is framed in the dominant discourse.
Mary Kaldor presented the findings of the Subterranean Politics project at the Institute of International and European Affairs.
In this event, Ulrich Beck, Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Mary Kaldor discuss the current political crisis and how to reinvent democracy in Europe.
Ulrich Beck argues in openDemocracy that despite the flurry of supposed activity in mainstream politics around the future of Europe, the political tactic currently being employed is one of doing nothing.
Mary Kaldor and Mike Richmond of the Occupied Times discuss Subterranean Politics at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Mary Kaldor writes about how 'subterranean politics' reveals a frustration with current political practices.
openDemocracy has published a series of articles written by the Subterranean Politics research teams.
Mary Kaldor and Sabine Selchow discuss the political crisis underlying the crisis in the Eurozone.
Mary Kaldor writes about technocrats and 'subterranean' political actors.