Abstract: Three authors address the potential for the emergence of transnational audiences for public history. In December 2020, the Okinawa Memories Initiative hosted an online event commemorating the 50th anniversary… Read More ›
Tag Archive for ‘Iconography’
Missing Pictures? Towards an Alternative Visual History of 1989
Abstract: Like any revolution, the toppling of Communist rule across Eastern Europe lasts in memories through iconic images. Yet the camera does not capture in a uniform way revolutions and… Read More ›
Obrazy transformacji w Polsce i zmiany ich interpretacji
Abstract: The article will describe nine images characteristic to the period of Polish transformation 1989-1993: pictures from round table talks and secret negotiations in Magdalenka, a poster from the 1989… Read More ›
The Other ’89: Annus Horribilis Instead of Annus Mirabilis
Abstract: The peaceful revolutions in East-Central Europe in 1989 are contrasted with the completely different developments in Southeastern Europe: Repression and expulsion in Bulgaria, im-poverishment and village destruction in Romania… Read More ›
Images of Revolution and Transformation
Abstract: The images of crowds demonstrating in the streets of Germany in the cities of 1989 have permanently gone down in history. This process culminated in the fall of the… Read More ›
The Power of Images
Abstract: Although decades have passed since the transition of 1989/90, the analysis of iconic images depicting these events encounters many difficulties. Just as collective memories compete with each other, the… Read More ›
Arte Brasileira e identidade cultural em Schiefelbein?
Schiefelbein’s paintings relate to identity and landscapes by articulating representations and memories in the public and private spheres.
صراع الذكريات: إحياء ذكرى الحرب الأهلية في لبنان
Lebanon’s commemorations serve multiple purposes. History and memory in Lebanon are deeply contested and highly politicized.