Rastko Močnik teaches “Theory of Discourse” and “Epistemology of the Humanities and Social Sciences” at the University of Ljubljana. Writes theory, essays, pamphlets, and translates. – Involved in the student movement during the 60-ies. Doctorat du troisième cycle in linguistics – literary semiotics at the Université de Paris X. Doctorate in sociology at the University of Ljubljana. Post-doctoral Fulbright fellow at the Department of Philosophy, University of California at Berkeley. 1987–89, vice-rector of the University of Ljubljana. One of the founders of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights in 1988. Member of the last pan-Yugoslav political organisation Association for a Yugoslav Democratic Initiative (UJDI). Campaigned against Slovenia joining the “coalition of the willing” in Iraq. Campaigned against Slovenia joining NATO. Doctor Honoris Causa at the Plovdiv University “Paisiy Hilendarski”. Recent books: Altercations, Belgrade, 1998. – How Much Fascism?, Zagreb, 1998. – Theory for Our Times. Levi-Strauss, Mauss, Durkheim, Skopje, 1999. – Encounters: histories, transitions, beliefs, Sofia, 2001. 3 Theories: Ideology, Nation, Institution, Belgrade, 2003. – Theory for Politics, Ljubljana, 2003.

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