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Presentations of recent issues of Commons and Prostory, independent journals about society, literature and art
Speakers: Anastasia Riabchuk and Yevgenia Belorusets
The independent Ukrainian literary-art online-publication PROSTORY was launched in 2008. Since February 2009, it has also been releasing a periodical print publication Prostory.
Its issues contain thematically organized selections on Critical Ukrainian and international art projects, as well as works of literature, journalism and philosophy in the original and in translation. Prostory reserves a particular place for the problematics of literary translation and intellectual and
experimental literature.
The journal of social critique Commons is a collective noncommercial project with the objective of developing Left theory and analyzing social problems in Ukraine and in the global context. At the presentation, the following thematic issues were available: “Criminalization of Social Problems,”
“Transformation of Urban Space,” “Politics of Education,” “Class Exploitation and Class Struggle,” “Political Economy of Racism.”