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