The Co-Directors of the Institute for Critical Social Theory, Dr. Dustin J. Byrd and Dr. Seyed Javad Miri, invite qualified scholars to participate in a book project on the Russian philosopher, Alexander Dugin. While the official date to submit an abstract has past, the editors with consider proposals until the end of 2022. Please see the Call for Papers:
“The Russo-Ukrainian War: Challenges and Future Scenarios for the Global Order”
The Institute for Critical Social Theory sponsored a Zoom discourse on Sunday April 17th, at 9:30am EST, regarding the ongoing war in Ukraine. It included Alexander Azadgan, Dustin J. Byrd, Michael Kuhn, Haiyun Ma, Sergey Markedanov, Charles McKelvey, Mehdi Shariati, and Seyed Javad Miri. Below is a link to the YouTube video.
“Weltschmerz: A Discourse on a Global Condition”
The Institute for Critical Social Theory co-sponsored a discourse on the concept of “Weltschmerz,” or “world pain,” on January 23rd, at 9am EST. It featured a number of our members, including Dr. Dustin J. Byrd, Dr. Seyed Javad Miri, Dr. Rudolf J. Siebert, and Dr. Mehdi Shariati, discussing the travails of the contemporary world.