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Ferdiansyah Thajib

Ferdiansyah Thajib is a senior lecturer at the Elite Graduate Program “Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures“ (SDAC), at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. He completed his PhD at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin. Ferdi’s lifework is situated at the intersections of theory and praxis, with specific interests in queer modes of endurance and forms of affective entanglement in everyday life. Ferdi is a member of KUNCI, a non-disciplinary collective in Yogyakarta which experiments on modes of producing and sharing knowledge through studying together.


In Memoriam:                                                                      Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas and the Journey of Theology Toward the Future

The prominent Eastern Orthodox theologian Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas of Pergamon (Ecumenical Patriarchate) passed in Athens, on February 2, 2023.


From Myanmar to Mariupol, from the streets of Memphis to the waves and winds of the Mediterranean Sea: resistance to violence takes many forms. So does political protest against precarity. At which point does the unavoidable vulnerability of the living condition come to expression as political agency? Can such precarious politics constitute or configure an alternative community?