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Diskusjonen om nasjonale minoriteters rettigheter har stått på den europeiske dagsorden i en årrekke. Eva Sarfi tar opp problematikken, og løfter frem sentrale spørsmål.
Den svenske journalisten Joakim Medin har skrevet en grundig og informativ bok om dagens politiske system i Ungarn, skriver Eva Sarfi i sin bokanmeldelse publisert i Nordisk Østforum.
In this article, Fabian Heffermehl explores how alternative ideas of perception in Renaissance painting relate to Pavel Florensky’s cultural criticism.
This edited volume examines how metaphors and related phenomena (e.g. metonymies, symbols, cultural models, stereotypes) lead to the discursive construction of a common element that brings the nation together.
Andreja Vezovnik and Ljiljana Šarić explore how migrants were visually presented in Croatian and Slovenian public broadcaster' online news, during the so-called migration crisis in Europe in the fall of 2015.
Counter to common views of art and science as distinct entities, and of modernism as ahistorical, this study explores how innovations within mathematics and geometry motivated a re-activation of the medieval Orthodox icon in Russian culture after the Revolution.
In this article, PhD candidate Eglė Kesylytė-Alliks explores discursive construction of legitimating identity (-ies) of the state within official institutional and semipublic social discourses on the national flag in post-1990 Lithuania.
Kolstø discusses the concept of ‘imperialist nationalism’, as numerous articles and historical actors use the term actively, even though the definition of "nationalism" traditionally is regarded as contradictory to that of "imperialism".
Imagining a region as a defensive barrier against a dangerous Other has been a persistent strand in the development of Eastern European nationalisms. Pål Kolstø's contribution to "Rampart Nations: Bulwark myths in East European multiconfessional societies in the age of nationalism" discusses how small and vulnerable nations use such antemurale myths as a defensive strategy against their strong neighbours.
Ljiljana Saric and Tatjana Radanovic Felberg's chapter in "Migration and Media: Discourses about identities in crisis" investigates the verbal and visual representation of migration and migrants in Croatian and Serbian public broadcasters’ online portals during the migrant crisis in 2015/2016.
In this article, Roar Lishaugen and Jiřina Šmejkalová discuss methodological challenges in the study of the history of reading in former Soviet satellite states.
In this article, Johannes Due Enstad introduces the case of right-wing terrorism and violence in Putin's Russia into the purview of terrorism studies.