Rastko Močnik

Rastko Močnik (born 1944) is a Slovenian sociologist, literary theorist, translator and political activist. Together with Slavoj Žižek and Mladen Dolar, he is considered one of the co-founders of the Ljubljana school of psychoanalysis. He teaches theory of discourse, theoretical sociology and epistemology of the humanities and social sciences at the University of Ljubljana. He is a co-chair person of the international board of directors of the Institute for Critical Social Studies, Sofia and Plovdiv, a member of the international advisory board of the journal Eszmélet, Budapest, a member of the editorial board of the publishing house Založba /*cf., Ljubljana, and the chair of the Managing Board of the Centre of the Graphic Arts, Ljubljana. He holds a honorary doctorate from the Plovdiv University.