26.-27. Juni 2017 Internationale Konferenz “The Crisis of Representation”

The international conference on “The Crisis of Representation. Neoliberalism, Ethno-nationalism, Religious Conservativism and the Crisis of Representation in Politics, Religion and Culture – an Interdisciplinary Conference”, which was organized by the research platform RaT, took place from June 26th to June 27th, 2017 at Melk Abbey. Six lecturers from the University of Vienna and researchers from the US, Great Britain, Italy, Belgium and Germany participated in it. The interdisciplinary discussion of the broad topic that is the crisis of representation in the different areas of economy, politics, society, religion and culture originated in the collaboration of the research platform RaT with the US-American philosopher Carl Raschke from the University of Denver.