Agency in Transnational Memory Politics

Jenny Wüstenberg (Editor), Aline Sierp (Editor)

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Abstract

The dynamics of transnational memory play a central role in modern politics, from postsocialist efforts at transitional justice to the global legacies of colonialism. Yet, the relatively young subfield of transnational memory studies remains underdeveloped and fractured across numerous disciplines, even as nascent, boundary-crossing theories on topics such as multi-vocal, traveling, or entangled remembrance suggest new ways of negotiating difficult political questions. This volume brings together theoretical and practical considerations to provide transnational memory scholars with an interdisciplinary investigation into agency-the "who" and the "how" of cross-border commemoration that motivates activists and fascinates observers.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherBerghahn
Number of pages362
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78920-695-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-78920-694-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020

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