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Založba Krtina, Zavod za založništvo, raziskovalne in kulturne dejavnosti
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The Krtina Publishing House publishes works in the fields of sociology and humanities. It was named after the Krt (Mole) Collection, which was established in 1981 contemporaneously with ČKZ Journal for the Critique of Science, for Imagination and New Anthropology by the University of Ljubljana Students' Organisation. In 1995 the autonomous publishing house Krtina was established as a private publishing company and continued with the Krt Collection, a humanities book programme.

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The collection Temeljna dela [Fundamental works] has brought public translations of basic texts by authors of critical thought such as Foucault, Chomsky, Bourdieu, J. S. Mill, C. S. Pierce, Kantorowicz, Deleuze, Arendt, and Beck. Another book series, Kratka [Short], was launched in 2007 in cooperation with the Oxford University Press – selected titles from the The Very Short Introduction series bring theoretical introductions to various topics from history to humanities, natural science, religion, etc. for wider public.

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Krtinaalso organises public forums on topics closely related to its publishing programme. They support critical reflection on actual social issues and form the theoretical contextualisation for Krtina's translations in Slovenian language. Some of the forums are co-organised with local partners such as Kvarkadabra, Society for Explaining Science, SCCA-Ljubljana Centre for Contemporary Arts, the Department of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, and others.

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