The talk exposes the political dynamic in post-1991 Ukraine through the concept of “performative citizenship” (Isin 2017) that presumes a political struggle claiming for rights rather than a pre-existing institutional design providing them.
In this seminar, Professor Warlouzet will talk about his upcoming book, to be published in January 2022 in French and entitled "Europe vs. Europe. Social, neoliberal and industrial Europe". It deals with the history of European economic and social policies since 1945.
By examining two early legal cases featuring the alleged counterfeiting of Xiangmao Honey Soap, this talk shows how the Chinese language and linguistic practices in Chinese commercial culture often stymied Western manufacturers and import companies’ attempts to pursue and prosecute suspected Chinese copycats.