Audio: Key Note ZOiS Conference 2018

Ivan Krastev: Reflections on the Politics of Resentment in Eastern Europe


Talk by Ivan Krastev

Has liberalism become a victim of its own success? In his talk, Ivan Krastev gives some insights into the forthcoming book he co-authored with Stephen Holmes: The Light that Failed: How the West Won the Cold War and Lost the Peace (Penguin, 2019). The keynote lecture was part of the ZOiS Conference 2019 30 Years since 1989: The Legacies of Post-Socialism, 14 June 2019 in Berlin.

Ivan Krastev is the Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna.