the shared national identity should be prioritized. The divisions among the population still exist and so far cannot be vanished. A model of politicsofmemory based on the pluralism of Montenegrin society would integrate all of inhabitants.
In the context of further research on shaping Montenegrin
this was influenced by their different experiences and different views as to what
constituted the starting point of the independent Lithuanian state.
KEYWORDS: politicsofmemory, collective experience, National Day, public holi-
days, religious holidays, democracy and authoritarianism
Historical Policy and PoliticsofMemory
Contemporary humanistic studies have differentiated between history and remembrance (Le Goff, 2007; Ricoeur, 2006). History opposed to remembrance serves the legitimisation of power while remembrance recovers human deeds and experience
is exactly this issue that this following fragmented status report aims to address: Has this come to pass? I will start by setting the general scene and examining the politicsofmemory within the fields of general focus, i.e., the discourses of memory politics and institutions. Afterwards, I will
Stan, Lavinia, Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Romania : The PoliticsofMemory . Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 306 pp. isbn-13 978-1107020535. Language: English 359–365
Bogdan C. Iacob
Smith, Mark B, Property of Communists: The
-introduce into social memory certain events that former regimes wanted to forget (Ricoeur 2004 ). According to Barahona de Brito et al., “the politicsofmemory is two things. Narrowly conceived, it consists of policies of truth and justice in transition ( official or public memory ); more widely conceived, it
Nikolay Koposov, Memory Laws, Memory Wars: The Politics of the Past in Europe and Russia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 321 pp., $29.99 (pb), 9781108410168.
The politicsofmemory has seen an ominous resurgence of late, especially in Europe. While right-wing nationalists in
the University of Giessen in Germany, where she also taught Eastern European History. Her main research interests include memory studies, history of Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav space. Her book The PoliticsofMemory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia: Collaboration, Resistance and
, Eva-Clarita Pettai
and Vello Pettai, published an important comparative study a few years ago
about the political regulation of historic justice and associated practices
in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Their book might easily be considered a
study on the politicsofmemory. However, the authors