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Chapter 13 Commemorating vanished ‘homelands’
The twentieth century has been described (e.g., Piskorski 2015 ) as a century of displacement. While globally the comparative scale of involuntary population movement may not have diff ered signifi cantly from earlier ...
Chapter 3 Comparative aspects of the Song and Dance Celebration of the Baltic countries in the context of nation- branding processes
This chapter focusses on an analysis of the SDC in the context of the development of nation-branding. Two ways of developing international recognition can be outlined: special strategies created by experts and spontaneous, ...
Chapter 1 Heritages, identities and Europe
Traditional arts practices and festivals have attracted increasing and diverse attention in the European context since policymakers discovered ‘culture’ as a resource in the 1980s (see, e.g., Kilday 1998 ). Their impact ...
Chapter 10 Performing Scots- European heritage, ‘For A’ That!’
This chapter focuses on the Scots- speaking community and, in particular, on its use of the Scots language as a means to assert political diff erence in the form of a ‘welcoming, inclusive civic nationalism’ (McFadyen 2018 ).
Chapter 2 On the relationship between performance and intangible cultural heritage
This chapter deliberately ranges across disciplines because we wish to move towards a better understanding of the notion of performance in relation to ICH, where both terms are inherently transdisciplinary. We fi rst ...
Chapter 1 Civic Space—and Desire—Deranged
Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, ...