Enzo Traverso is an Italian activist who taught political theory for many years in France. Currently he teaches modern and contemporary European history at Cornell University. His books include Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory (Columbia University Press, 2017), The European Civil War 1914-1945 (Verso, 2016), The End of Jewish Modernity Pluto Books, 2016, The Origins of Nazi Violence (The New Press, 2003) and Understanding the Nazi Genocide: Marxism after Auschwitz (Pluto Press, 1999).
Inside the European Cataclysm
Against the Current, No. 176, May/June 2015