Context & Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Art

Reimagining the near past and constructing local identities. A Fulbright project by Linnea West (2012-13)

90’s Revival of Nation-State Narrative in History and Politics

quotesY“As much of Eastern Europe has been emerging from the Soviet Union’s ideological grip in the 1990s, national master narratives have enjoyed a strong revival, often actively and ably supported by national historiographies.”

-Stefan Berger, Introduction, Narrating the Nation: Representations in History, Media, and the Arts (p.3)

“[national identities experienced a] “re-emergence as a powerful political tool in the 1990s in the context of the accelerating processes of Europeanization and globalization.”

-Allan Megill, “Historical Representation, Identity, Allegiance,” same as above (p.20)

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