Special Issue of the Journal of European Integration History


This special issue explores current memory politics in Europe. The key questions of this publications address urgent topics related to the resurgence of nationalist-populism and the current state of the European integration project.

  • What kind of historical narratives captivate the collective imagination of the European publics?
  • How do they interpret and mobilize the past?
  • With what kind of meaning and political principles is such an account of the past associated?
  • Who are the social and political drivers in commemorating the past in a European key?

This publication is based on the one of the conferences organized in Strasbourg by the Jean Monet Network European Memory Politics: Populism, Nationalism, and the Challenges to a European Memory Culture