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Heritage

Ross J. Wilson

Ross J. Wilson is Director of Liberal Arts at the University of Nottingham, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The study of how we value, experience, and engage with the past has developed into a separate field over the past three decades. Variously termed “heritage studies” or “cultural heritage studies,” this area of inquiry has...

Immediacy/Hypermediacy

Eva Kingsepp

Eva Kingsepp is an associate professor at Karlstad University, Sweden Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pieter Van den Heede

Pieter Van den Heede is a lecturer/researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Immediacy and hypermediacy are common concepts in media studies, in particular research on representations in digital media. While hypermediacy is a fairly recent theoretical term within this specific context, the pursuit...

Conclusion. Memorializing Recent “Pasts” in Eastern Europe: Comparative Perspectives

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This volume offers fresh perspectives on museum representations of the recent past in contemporary Eastern Europe, against the background of European-wide debates on history, memory, and politics. Our endeavor differs from existing...

Portraits

Ludmilla Jordanova

Ludmilla Jordanova is Emeritus Professor of History and Visual Culture at Durham University, United Kingdom Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Primary Sources

...Introduction Portraits are one of the most ubiquitous yet underused sources that historians have available to them. Hitherto they have mainly been the province of art historians, who have undertaken a rigorous training in ways of looking...

Studying Museums of Communism: Recent Trends and Perspectives

Constantin Iordachi

Constantin Iordachi is Professor in the History Department at Central European University, Hungary. He is the author of Liberalism, Constitutional Nationalism and Minorities: The Making of Romanian Citizenship, c. 1750-1918 (2019) and editor of Comparative Fascist Studies (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Péter Apor

Péter Apor is Research Fellow at the Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary. He is the author of Fabricating Authenticity in Soviet Hungary: The Afterlife of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic in the Age of State Socialism (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The current volume explores, by way of a sum of case studies, the multiple ways in which the history of the Second World War and of communist regimes in Eastern Europe has been represented in local, national, and European museums...

Negotiating (in)accessibility at a democratic government building

Clare Copley

Clare Copley is Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazi Buildings, Cold War Traces and Governmentality in Post-Unification Berlin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In addition to responding to the building’s layers, part of making the former National Socialist Aviation Ministry appropriate for use by a government institution of the Berlin Republic meant reconciling it with expectations for government...

Boundary Objects of Communism: Assembling the Soviet Past in Museums and Public Spaces

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The last decade has seen a number of studies address the way the communist past is presented in museums and memorial sites in the Baltic States. This body of literature is growing. See, for instance...

Material Culture and the Built Environment

Catherine Armstrong

Catherine Armstrong is Senior Lecturer in American History at Loughborough University, UK. She is the author of Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century (2007) and, along with Laura M. Chmielewski, The Atlantic Experience: People, Places, Ideas (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Non-Textual Sources : A Historian’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Aim: This chapter will explore the ways that you can incorporate two different types of historical evidence into your work. First, material culture, the artefacts and ‘things’ of history and second, the built environment historic evidence...

Critical Heritage Studies

Laurajane Smith

Laurajane Smith is Professor of Heritage and Museum Studies at the Australian National University, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction What is so “critical” about critical heritage studies? This has been debated by academics working in the interdisciplinary field of heritage studies and professionals working in the allied fields of historic preservation...

Remembering the GDR

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The German Democratic Republic is history, yet in some ways it is more present than ever. The second German state lasted forty years and has had a lasting impact on the thinking and mentality not only of East Germans, who had to live...