Call for Reviews: 2023

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Call for Reviews: 2023 is an online, peer-reviewed journal focusing on Hannah Arendt scholarship and strongly endorsing bringing her into a dialogue with thinkers from different traditions. The website of the journal also offers a full list of Arendt’s published works and an extensive secondary bibliography of the subject. operates since 1999 under chief editor Dr. Wolfgang Heuer (FU Berlin).

For the next issue (2023), the editors are seeking qualified reviewers for the following books:

  • Peter Grafton / Yasemin Sari (eds.): The Bloomsbury Companion to Arendt, London / New York 2021.
  • Roger Berkowitz (ed): The Perils of Invention. Lying, Technology, and the Human Condition, Montreal: Black Rose Books 2022.
  • Benjamin Ask Popp-Madsen, Visions of Council Democracy. Castoriadis, Arendt, Lefort, Edinburgh University Press 2023.
  • Zohar Mihaely: Hannah Arendt and the Crisis of Israeli Democracy, Pickwick Publications, 2022.
  • Ludger Hagedorn and Rafael Zawisza, Faith in the World. Post-Secular Readings of Hannah Arendt, Chicago University Press/Campus Verlag 2022.
  • Mira L. Siegelberg, Staatenlosigkeit. Eine moderne Geschichte, Hamburger Edition 2023.
  • Coretta Ehrenfeld, Philosophie der transnationalen Migration. Implikationen einer kopernikanischen Wende, Bielefeld: Transcript 2022.
  • Alexander Gantschow / Christian Meyer-Heidemann (Hg.): Bürgerbildung und Freiheitsordnung. Politische Bildung als republikorientierte Praxis, Frankfurt/M.: WOCHENSCHAU Verlag 2023
  • Eva von Redecker, Revolution für das Leben. Philosophie der neuen Protestformen, Berlin: Fischer KJB 2020.
  • Bruno Heidlberger, Mit Hannah Arendt Freiheit neu denken, Gefahren der Selbstzerstörung von Demokratien, Bielefeld: Transcript 2023.
  • Lea Mara Eßer, Vom Schweigen des Guten, Hannah Arendts Theorie der Menschlichkeit, Transcript 2023.

Reviews of 750 – 1500 words should be submitted until 31.08.2022. The language of the review should correspond to the language of the reviewed book. Please note that the review should include both an outline of the contents and a critical assessment of the book.

If you are interested, please contact the editors at [email protected] or [email protected].