Narratives of Memory, Migration, and Xenophobia in the European Union and Canada

by Helga Hallgrímsdóttir, Helga Thorson

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Book Description

"Narratives of Memory, Migration, and Xenophobia in the European Union and Canada" explores the role of memory and narratives of the past political tools and opportunities for cultural reconciliation. This is an edited volume that compiles the proceedings of an interdisciplinary conference and graduate field school that took place in the summer of 2017. The conference and field school brought together emerging and established scholars, students, musicians, composers from three different European nations (France, Hungary, and Germany) studying the European migrant crisis and Canadian students engaged in understanding Canadian history and experience with genocide, colonialism, and systemic violence and oppression of indigenous peoples. Deploying a comparative focus by drawing on the recent Canadian experiences around the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as well as Canadian understandings of multiculturalism, integration, and identity, this volume aims to offer a unique lens with which to view narratives of memory and their relationship to present-day decision-making processes.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Austerity Talk and Crisis Narratives
 
Chapter 2
I-witness Holocaust Field School
 
Chapter 3
Anti-Immigrant Propaganda
 
Chapter 4
Echoes from Brazil
 
Chapter 5
Studies in Contrast
 
Chapter 6
The Individual's Interaction with Memorial Sites
 
Chapter 7
On Ravensbruck
 
Chapter 8
Unpacking My Jewish Identity
 
Chapter 9
From the Breeding Ground of Social Tensions to Genocide
 
Chapter 10
The Impact of Listening to Luigi Nono's Il Canto Sospeso
 
Chapter 11
Photographs and Memories
 
Chapter 12
Inside-Outside
 
Chapter 13
"Vorstellen" As
 
Chapter 14
Composing (Border)
 

Book Details

Publisher
University of Victoria Libraries
Published
2019
Pages
316
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781550586503
ISBN10
1550586505
ISBN13 Digital
9781550586510
ISBN10 Digital
1550586513
PDF Size
25.3 MB
License
CC BY-NC-SA

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