Politics of Memory – in the Search of Space for Dialogue
Objectives 01.06.2015 - 31.01.2016
1. To open wider space for dialogue by debating the historically and politically formed stereotypes, myths, and attitudes in war memories.
2. To outline the dominating nationalist narratives about the war and the social mechanisms of their reproduction.
3. To promote to scholars and educationalists new complimentary, multi-perspectivized and more balanced interpretations of the memory of the ROW.
4. To encourage the perception of the region from the Balkans to the Black Sea and the Caucasus as a joint stage of history, joint historical legacy and joint expectations for a better future.
Workshop "The ROW in School Manuals – Traditional Approaches and Opportunities for Dialogue" - November 2015 at University of Blagoevgrad
Conference "Politics of Memory of the ROW – from Divergence to Dialogue" - January 2016 at University of Graz