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that was also known as the National Day: 15 May. An attempt is made here for the first time to look at the two celebrations as alternatives set by political competition. The author seeks to find explanations why some politicians wanted to see 15 May as a counterbalance to 16 February, and examines

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In: Lithuanian Historical Studies
Author: Gaetano Dato

Introduction 2 , ( London : Sage ): 258 – 284 . Thorsen A. 2000 . “ Foundation Myth at Work – National Day Celebration in France, Germany, and Norway in a Comparative Perspective ,” in Stråth B. , (ed.), Myth and Memory in the Construction of Community Historical Patterns in Europe and Beyond

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In: Southeastern Europe
Author: Tine Damsholt

cultural diversity have been at the core of the initiatives. Further, some states emphasize the ceremonious and festive aspects by holding the ceremonies as part of national day celebrations3. Regardless of these differences the main purpose of having ceremonies is not just to make new citizens feel

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In: Jahrbuch für Europäische Ethnologie Dritte Folge 13–2018
Author: Maria Todorova

which Bulgarian nationalism acquired a strongly defensive character. The event, which was among others a symbolic return to the pre-communist national day, is celebrated today by all Bulgarians simply as “Liberation Day” without any explicit territorial meaning (again, some arch-nationalists excepted

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In: Southeastern Europe
Author: Sally Carlton

mondiales et conflits contemporains 42 : 167 ( 1992 ), 41 - 50 . Scates , Bruce , Rae Frances , Keir Reeves , et al. “ ANZAC Day at Home and Abroad: Towards a History of Australia’s National Day .” History Compass 10 : 7 ( 2012 ), 523 - 536 . Stocker , Mark . “ Sculpture

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In: War and Memorials
Author: Augustin Ioan

celebrated in Dobruja. The Church obtained it and appointed Andrew the Apostle who christened the Romanians, a nation that did not exist at the time Andrew preached. Last but not least, the christianiz- ing festival, November 30, precedes December 1, after 1989 established as the national day of the

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In: Southeastern Europe
Author: Isabella Flisi

against men and against the LGTBI community. It states in Art. 19 the investigation (of the crimes of SV related with the conflict) should guarantee the hypothesis of crime motivated by homophobia. Additionally, In August 2014, Decree 1480 was adopted, establishing the 25 May as the National Day for the

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In: War and Sexual Violence
Author: Isabella Flisi

against men and against the LGTBI community. It states in Art. 19 the investigation (of the crimes of SV related with the conflict) should guarantee the hypothesis of crime motivated by homophobia. Additionally, In August 2014, Decree 1480 was adopted, establishing the 25 May as the National Day for the

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In: War and Sexual Violence
Author: Natalie Koch

National Day in Qatar and the uae ,” Political Geography , 54 (2016). 46 Eickelman and Piscatori, Muslim Politics . 47 Eickelman and Piscatori, Muslim Politics , 57. 48 Juan Cole and Deniz Kandiyoti, “Nationalism and the Colonial Legacy in the Middle East and Central Asia

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In: Central Asian Affairs

s, set in motion a public confrontation with the past in order to stabilize the young democracy of the Federal Repub- lic. On Volkstrauertag (the national day of mourning in November) 1960, Federal President Heinrich Lübke was moved to remark: “It is not through silence that we can remove the

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In: Catholics and Third Reich