Lebanon’s commemorations serve multiple purposes. History and memory in Lebanon are deeply contested and highly politicized.
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The official Japanese remembrance policy on the Second World War can be described with four central characteristics outlined in this article.
Contemporary populist narratives tend to foreground “othering” to a remarkable degree. Is there a future for “collectivity” in an age of division?
Brazil is going through a politically sensitive time. After two decades of reconciliation projects, Jair Bolsonaro was elected president in 2018.
History Politics as kind of siege mentality, when the state sees any criticism of its past as support for the enemy. See e.g. Sandarmokh.
Lévesque agrees with Nora’s explanation for the repeated attacks against monumental figures all over the world: the “general politization…