History of Modern Political Thought in East-Central Europe

Centre for Advances Study (CAS), Sofia
European Research Council (ERC)


Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič (*1980)

Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič is currently a PhD candidate of the program in Comparative History of Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe at the Central European University in Budapest. He studied History and Italian language and literature at the University of Ljubljana, and holds an MA in History from CEU, Budapest. He co-authored a volume on modern radical ideologies (Utopije demokracije [Utopias of Democracy], 2005), and edited a volume on humanism in cotemporary socio-political thought (Blodnjaki smisla: misliti humanizem danes [Labyrinths of Meaning: Contemporary Reflections on Humanism], 2007).

Between 2006 and 2007, he collaborated in the Interreg project Dopoguerra di confine/ Povojni čas ob meji dealing with political, national and ideological struggles on the Yugoslav-Italian borderlands between 1945-1954. He has published articles on totalitarian ideologies, modern conservative and neo-republican political thought, identity disputes in the northern Adriatic region, and on the intellectual history of Iberian nationalisms in comparative perspective with Central Europe.

He is currently finishing a book on the re-invention of the national past in Slovenia in the 1980s.

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