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Michael R. M. Ward and Thomas Thurnell-Read

. Defining Belonging and Boyhood According to Hernán Cuervo and Johanna Wyn (2017: 2), “the concept of belonging is often implicit but under-theorized in discussions of place, space and young people.” This international collection draws on interdisciplinary

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Experiencing In-betweenness

Literary Spatialities

Tahmineh Hooshyar Emami

territories, a new type of city has emerged, mostly located at significant border crossings and with a rapid expiration date. Here, I refer to these as “the cities or spaces of in-between.” The overarching analysis which I introduce in the following sections

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Jewish Space Reloaded

An Introduction

Eszter B. Gantner and Jay (Koby) Oppenheim

In 1996 the historian Diana Pinto published her often since quoted and discussed article on ‘A New Jewish Identity for Post-1989 Europe’. She was one of the first Jewish intellectuals to reflect on the fall of the Iron Curtain and the resulting political changes and their possible consequences for Jewish communities in Europe. In her article, she introduced the term ‘Jewish space’ that motivates the focus of this issue, as well as the term ‘voluntarily Jewish’, which describes the construction of identity free of external prescription. Pinto situates Jewish space in the context of the Erinnerungspolitik European democracies engaged in during the 1980s, when Holocaust memorialisation began to assume an institutional form through the establishment of Jewish museums, research institutes and exhibitions.

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Valerie Deacon

Arguing that the resistance in France during the Second World War was always transnational in important ways, this piece identifies some of the recent scholarship that has expanded both the temporal and geographic parameters of the French Resistance. It introduces some of the key themes of this collection of articles and underscores the important contributions made by the participating authors. As these articles reveal, we can find sites of transnational resistance by looking at the relationship between the Allies and the resistance, the role that non-French denizens played in the resistance, the politics of cultural resistance, and the circulation of downed Anglo-American aircrews in Europe.

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Editorial

Historical Perspectives – Theory and Practices

The Editors

revealed to be a nightmare. This ambiguity of signs is shown to pervade the entire album, from the opening episode in which emanata (the ‘stars’ seen by a dazed Snowy) occupy the same space as the celestial body that will later threaten the characters

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Comics and Adaptation

Armelle Blin-Rolland, Guillaume Lecomte, and Marc Ripley

narrative strategies and paratextual material, Lecomte proposes that Sattouf’s comic occupies a seemingly contradictory space that Pascal Lefèvre identifies with factual comics, which derive their sense of authenticity from a specific relational model that

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Hugo Frey and Laurike in ‘t Veld

Falk that the present show is segregated from the masterpieces of French and European history, set up in the student district at a small exhibition space on the left bank. However, the same commentary also testifies to his hope that comics might one day

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Mike Classon Frangos

and invisibility around menstruation. ‘Heavy Flow’ portrays the menstruating Julie emerging out of the private space of the home and into the streets, transformed into a grotesque giant with her unruly bodily fluids bleeding out over the city. I agree

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Social Criticism through Humour in the Digital Age

Multimodal Extension in the Works of Aleix Saló

Javier Muñoz-Basols and Marina Massaguer Comes

predominance of the text in conventional typed words, which take up more space as more data are provided and the social and political critique sharpens. Thus, while in Fills dels 80 and Españistán the drawings carried the burden of the narrative thread

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After having devoted space in the last few open issues of German Politics and Society to excellent articles focusing on topics of culture and micropolitics, we feature in this issue three articles solidly anchored in macropolitics.