Laurén och Lodenius undviker fallgroparna

27 maj 2015 | Maria Hirvi-Ijäs och Geo Stenius
Den dialogiska boken Ukraina – gränslandet, skriven av journalisterna Anna-­Lena Laurén och Peter Lodenius recenseras av kulturforskaren Maria Hirvi-Ijäs och journalisten Geo Stenius.

Making sense of the Russian bear metaphor: The image of a threatened bear distracts us from understanding Russia’s actions

In trying to understand Russia’s actions in the context of the war in Ukraine, it is important to approach the use of the bear metaphor critically. In domestic use, the metaphor creates an image of a country acting in self-defence and deflects attention away from systemic problems.
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