This event is online only.
This conference will focus on the challenges that Central and Eastern European countries are facing in terms of memory and identity politics under two divergent processes: the divisive rise of nationalism and the unifying process of European cultural integration. Moderated by Aleksandar Bošković and Carna Pistan.
Panel I: Law and the Politics of Memory and Identity
- Jiří Přibáň (Cardiff University, UK), Collective memory and constitutionalism
- Gábor Halmai (European University Institute, Florence, Italy), Memory politics and democratic backsliding in Hungary
- Uladzislau Belavusau (T.M.C. Asser Institute, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands), Belarus as an Overlooked Element in the Puzzle of Memory Laws and Wars in Europe
- Alenka Antloga (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), The nexus between identity formation through the lens of the Bosnian Constitution and the right to stand for elections in a post-conflict society
Panel II: Europeanization of Memory and Nationalism
- Ana Milošević (KU Leuven, Belgium), A future with(out) a past? Europeanization, memory and the Western Balkans
- Aline Sierp (Maastricht University, Netherlands), United in Conflict? Memory Politics in the European Union
- Irena Ristić (Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia), The interplay of nationalism and Europeanization in the Western Balkans