How do performative recreations across European post-conflict societies help antagonistic memories retain a multi-generational appeal? Berkeley doctoral researcher Blaze Joel investigates
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https://frictions.europeamerica.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Leon_Wyczolkowski_-_Stanczyk_1898-scaled.jpg 1814 2560 Kathleen Wroblewski https://frictions.europeamerica.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/LogoSCREA-RGB_engl-1030x229.png Kathleen Wroblewski2022-08-10 14:11:122022-12-09 15:49:19Silent Rebels and the Resurrection of the Polish Nation | Exhibition analysis by Kathleen Wroblewski
Part of the Law and Justice (PiS) government’s soft power agenda, this recent exhibition features artworks that could undermine its efforts to promote a singular, martyrdom-focused politics of history and national identity.
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How does it feel to change history? Is it right to play out fantasies of Nazi-German military success? Jon Matlack explores how strategy-based computer games such as Hearts of Iron IV make this possible for millions of players and what this means for public history.