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Max Stille

Hellenistic heritage to regional and local variations, in which operating in more than one language was the norm rather than the exception. 4 The politics of regional languages during colonialism and rising nationalism as well as the question of a national

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Report from the Region

The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*

mainstreamed, gender norms, such as equal treatment or politics against sexualized gender violence on the one hand, with aggressive attacks on “gender ideology” or its supposedly extremely harmful “exaggerations” (e.g., confusion of the gender identity of

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Valery B. Ferim

identity is conceived as a collective identity’. The author argues further that the focus on the community does not reject the uniqueness of the individual. It instead dispels the notion that an individual can exist in isolation from his/her community

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The Environment as an Umbrella Concept; From Word to Historical Concept

Risto-Matti Matero and Juan Alejandro Pautasso

regeneration. Wasserman situates his study in the territory of the River Plate between the Bourbon Reforms and the mid nineteenth century, emphasizing the relevance of the Revolución de Mayo as a myth of origin in the construction of the national identity. The

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Pan-African Linguistic and Cultural Unity

A Basis For pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance

Simphiwe Sesanti

-European languages’. Further noting that ‘[l]ingustic unity dominates all national life’, Diop (1987: 8) argues that without linguistic unity ‘national cultural unity is but fragile and illusory’. This article argues and seeks to demonstrate that contrary to the

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Wiping away the Tears of the Ocean


Mogobe Ramose

the mother of homo sapiens , as the inscription in the National Museum of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, states: ‘and the world became African’. From the same Museum, another inscription affirming the oneness of human beings describes the Acheulean period

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Ana Kolarić

, wives, and housewives. Thus, women's education was not seen as a potentially dangerous tool that could easily trigger a more substantial change in a society, but as a necessary element in creating a strong national state and identity. Peković notices

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A Gloomy Carnival of Freedom

Sex, Gender, and Emotions among Polish Displaced Person in the Aftermath of World War II

Katarzyna Nowak

concluded that “marrying an American (or an Englishman or a Frenchman) creates an opportunity to leave Europe faster.” 81 The ceremony of marriage itself played an important role in rebuilding national and cultural identity. Michalski, writing his memoir

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Lauren Marx

Pan-African nationalism and Pan-Africanism stating, ‘…the national unified struggle and resistance of African peoples against all forms of foreign aggression and invasion. The primary goal of Pan-African nationalism is the total liberation and

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Heidi Hakkarainen

- und Staats-Bibliothek,” Gelehrte Anzeigen , 29 June 1849. 75 Pieter M. Judson, Exclusive Revolutionaries: Liberal Politics, Social Experience and National Identity in the Austrian Empire, 1848–1914 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996), 29