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Illusions of eternity: the Constitution as a lieu de mémoire and the problem of collective remembrance in the WesteRn Balkans

Project description

Studying the Constitution as a ‘lieu de mémoire’

Contemporary Constitutions may be tools for bringing the past into the present. Memories and identity are also vital to the reconciliation and democratisation processes in culturally heterogeneous societies. In this context, the EU-funded We-R project will focus on the relationship between collective memory and national identity to study the Constitution as a ‘lieu de mémoire’. This concept refers to certain places, objects or events that can have special significance as related to how they are remembered. The project will integrate constitutional law memory and nationalism studies and specifically investigate the example of the Western Balkans.

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-IF-2019
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Coordinator

ACCADEMIA EUROPEA DI BOLZANO
Address
Viale Druso 1
39100 Bolzano
Italy

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Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 251 002,56

Partners (1)

TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK
United States
Address
Amsterdam Avenue 1210 Room
10027 7003 New York

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments