South-East Europe (SEE) has in recent years become a region marked by various kinds of dissent. In Bosnia, people protested and later organized in plenums to articulate their growing dissatisfaction with the political elite; in Gezi Park, Belgrade and Skopje people took to the streets to protest usurpation and privatization of public spaces; in Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania the key topic of demonstrations was corruption.
Transitional justice has established itself as a relatively puzzling and comprehensive problem in the modern theories of justice. Its range has expanded from the justice meted out for war crimes and other crimes committed in situations of state disintegration or transformation, marked by institutional crises, to any kind of institutional justice which arises from changing social, political, ideological and value circumstances and assumptions.
Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory is the member of the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs from its establishment in December 2016. The task of this international consortium is to document, connect, and support the new and varied forms that critical theory has assumed in light of contemporary global challenges.