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Memory in a Global Age By A. Assmann

Memory in a Global Age by A. Assmann

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A significant contribution to memory studies and part of an emergent strand of work on global memory. This book offers important insights on topics relating to memory, globalization, international politics, international relations, Holocaust studies and media and communication studies.

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Memory in a Global Age Summary

Memory in a Global Age: Discourses, Practices and Trajectories by A. Assmann

A significant contribution to memory studies and part of an emergent strand of work on global memory. This book offers important insights on topics relating to memory, globalization, international politics, international relations, Holocaust studies and media and communication studies.

Memory in a Global Age Reviews

'A serious, scholarly and essential intervention into memory studies. Using the lens of globalization, the book clearly shows how memory should be understood dynamically beyond states and nations. A lively and rich range of original work by leading scholars in the field.'

- Dr Anna Reading, London South Bank University, UK

About A. Assmann

CORINNA ASSMANN MA in English and German Literature at the University of Heidelberg, Germany JAN ASSMANN Professor Emeritus of Egyptology at Heidelberg University and Professor Hon. at Konstanz University, Germany GRACE BOLTON MPhil Candidate in International Relations at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK DANIELLE CELERMAJER Director of European Union funded project Asia Pacific Masters of Human Rights and Democratisation CHRISTOPHER DAASE Chair for International Organization at the University of Frankfurt, Germany ELIZABETH JELIN Senior Researcher of Sociology at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, Argentina JIE-HYUN LIM Professor of Modern History at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea BERTHOLD MOLDEN Coordinating Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres in Vienna, Austria A. DIRK MOSES Associate Professor of History at the University of Sydney, Australia NERINA MUZUROVIC PhD Candidate at the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago, USA ANA SOBRAL PhD Candidate at the University of Konstanz, Germany

Table of Contents

Preface Note on the Contributors Introduction PART I: WITNESSING IN A GLOBAL ARENA Addressing Painful Memories: Apologies as a New Practice in International Relations; C.Daase Australian Memory and the Apology to the Stolen Generations of Indigenous People; D.Celermajer & D.Moses PART II: MORAL CLAIMS AND UNIVERSAL NORMS The Past in the Present: Memories of State Violence in Contemporary Latin America; E.Jelin Vietnam, the New Left and the Holocaust: How the Cold War Changed Discourse on Genocide; B.Molden The Holocaust - a Global Memory? Extensions and Limits of a New Memory Community; A.Assmann PART III: GLOBAL MEMORIES AND TRANS-NATIONAL IDENTITIES Globalization, Universalization, and the Erosion of Cultural Memory; J.Assmann Victimhood Nationalism in Contested Memories: National Mourning and Global Accountability; J.H.Lim Remembering Asia: History and Memory in Post-Cold War Japan; S.Conrad PART IV: GLOBAL ICONS AND CULTURAL SYMBOLS Globalizing Memory in a Divided City: Bruce Lee in Mostar; G.Bolton & N.Muzurovic 'Fragments of Reminiscence': Popular Music as a Carrier of Global Memory; A.Sobral Neda - The Career of a Global Image; A.Assmann & C.Assmann

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NLS9781349323562
9781349323562
134932356X
Memory in a Global Age: Discourses, Practices and Trajectories by A. Assmann
New
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2010-01-01
252
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