Remembering Europe

October 18, 2007 at 11:20 pm | Posted in Europe, history | 1 Comment

I can’t read German very well, but for those out there who do here’s an article on the problem of “European commemorative culture:”

Europäische Erinnerungspolitik Revisited
European commemorative culture is an integral component of the post-national process. But how can such a “European memory” be justified? And if we aren’t to refer to a continental, quasi-national memory, how is “European memory” special?

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  1. […] 23, 2007 Memory and its Malcontents Posted by ndrobins under Europe , Memory   History Librarian points to the current Eurozine: European Memory: Towards a Grand Narrative, with offerings by several heavy […]

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