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Contemporary PerforMemory
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Contemporary PerforMemory

Dancing through Spacetime, Historical Trauma, and Diaspora in the 21st Century

An interdisciplinary research journey, introducing the new idea of PerforMemory through a study of contemporary dance-making in Europe, Taiwan, the Caribbean and the USA.
Postsocialist Landscapes
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Postsocialist Landscapes

Real and Imaginary Spaces from Stalinstadt to Pyongyang

This volume explores the traces of socialism in very different parts of the world today, from East Central Europe to North Korea, in private as well as in public spaces.
Arctic Archives
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Arctic Archives

Ice, Memory and Entropy

In the context of anthropocene the volume aims at investigating the Arctic as an endangered archive of natural as well as human history in its various semantics.
The »Spectral Turn«
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The »Spectral Turn«

Jewish Ghosts in the Polish Post-Holocaust Imaginaire

This book provides a critical analysis of the emergent figure of the Jewish ghost in contemporary Polish popular culture, literature, critical art, and academic research.
(Post)Colonial Histories – Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War
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(Post)Colonial Histories – Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War
In which way interact (post)colonial discourses with memory discourses? This anthology deals with these questions with the film "My heart of darkness" as a starting point.
Humour and Laughter in History
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Humour and Laughter in History

Transcultural Perspectives

By using examples from different cultures and different historical epochs this book shows how humour can be used as a means of coping with problematic historical events, especially in times of war and crisis.
Memory Boxes
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Memory Boxes

An Experimental Approach to Cultural Transfer in History, 1500-2000

This volume applies the practical approach of the concept of memory box to understand different cases of cultural transfer and exchange as well as to analyse them in relation to the concept of cultural memory.
Religion, Tradition and the Popular
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Religion, Tradition and the Popular

Transcultural Views from Asia and Europe

Asia and Europe: a rapid development of religious popular cultures and lifestyles can be observed. This book provides unique case studies illustrating new religious practices, forms of articulation and mass mediatization.
History and Humour
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History and Humour

British and American Perspectives

Can history be humorous? This volume discusses humorous approaches to history in Britain and the US from 1800 to the present.
Does War Belong in Museums?
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Does War Belong in Museums?

The Representation of Violence in Exhibitions

Does war really belong in museums? And if it does, what objectives and means are involved? Can museums avoid trivializing and aestheticising war, transforming violence, injury, death and trauma into tourist sights?
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