Cultural identity politics

Editors: Aldo Milohnić and Nada Švob-Đokić.

Publishers: IRMO, Mirovni inštitut

Year: 2011

ISBN 978-953-6096-56-5

This book, edited by Aldo Milohnić and Nada Švob-Đokić and published in the Culturelink Joint Publication Series, represents a collection of papers presented at the conference Questioning Transitional Dynamics in Re-defining Cultural Identities in Southeastern Europe, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 15-16 January 2011. It is the result of a research project of the same title supported by ASO (Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office) Ljubljana on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research, and by the East-East: Partnership beyond Borders Programme of the Open Society Foundations. The project was implemented in cooperation between the Peace Institute, Ljubljana; the Institute for International Relations, Zagreb that is Culturelink Network’s focal point; the University of Arts, Belgrade; and the Department of Social and Economic History at the University of Vienna. The publication analyzes the processes of redefining cultural identities in the Southeastern Europe (SEE), an important constituent of the transition process. It also assesses cultural change in the SEE that encompass reformulation of cultural values, modernization of cultural practices and cultural identities and growth of cultural productions, thus contributing to the cultural dimension of the Europeanization process.

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