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The Challenge of Postsecularism

, particularly his book The Benedict Option ( Dreher, 2017 ). Dreher also tries to popularize his ideas in his regular blog in “The American Conservative” and in articles in liberal media like “The New York Times.” A good illustration of his ideas can be found in his article “What Must Survive a Corrupt Catholic Church,” published in The New York Times ( Dreher, 2018 ). It is a good illustration of Dreher’s conservative ideology. First of all, he mentions why he converted to Catholicism as a young man: “When I converted to Catholicism in my 20s, I seized my faith like a

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Forgotten Slovakia Civic Initiative: Talking Openly about Extremism. Parallel Monologues or a Discussion on Values?

international project Oral History: Fates of Those Who Survived (1995–7) ( Salner 1997 ; Vrzgulova 2005 , 2016 ), I began discovering the previously unknown faces of my surroundings, and I am still on this discovery trip. As an ethnologist, I meet and talk to people. And since I am interested in their interpretations and observations of their own life stories, I am intrigued by how large historic events are reflected in personal histories. Over the past 20 years, I have conducted hundreds of interviews using mainly oral history or the biographical method. I seek to

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A Bridge to the Past: Public Memory and Nostalgia for the Communist Times in Modern Georgia

, help to cure the trauma and survive, and in a new economic situation, attracts tourists and creates agonism in public sphere. There is no single theory that would explain causes of nostalgia alone. Some of these approaches explain the origins of nostalgia as a replenishment of a deficiency in ideology and meanings or sympathy to the failed utopia – those bring to the creation of new political ideas and creating monuments, movies, and other cultural projects that help to reconnect with the past (social deficiency and failed utopia approaches). Another paradigm links

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Divided National Identity in Moldova

the low level of literacy, Romanian still survived as colloquial Moldavian. Similarly, other dialects continued to live on in Romania alongside codified Romanian. Attempts of boyars Constantin Cristi and Nicolae Casse to reintroduce the Roman alphabet in Chişinău at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries,respectively, did not meet with success. The Romanian language used Cyrillic in the written form (1521 – the first known text by nobleman Neacşu, addressed to the City Council in Brasov), which was gradually replaced by the Roman alphabet. The Roman

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From Saint Sava to Milosevic – The Pantheon of (Anti)heroes in Serbian Presidential Election (2017)

the years 2012–2013 held the function of the chairman at the sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations. By referring to the “work of St. Sava”, he also stressed that the priority of the current authorities in Serbia should be providing help to young people who are leaving their homeland en masse . They should have a guarantee of a good future in Serbia because the country will not survive without them ( Jeremić: Nema veće… , 2017). Therefore, the Serbs should follow the teaching of Saint Sava, which prepares the nation to be ready for the challenges

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The Troubled Pasts of Hungarian and German Minorities in Slovakia and Their Representation in Museums

historian Pierre Nora understood museums as one of the elementary tools of history, perceived by him as problematic reconstructions of the past ( Nora 1989 , 12). Museums, according to Nora, are lieux de mémoire (places of memory), “the ultimate embodiments of a memorial consciousness that has barely survived in a historical age that calls out for memory because it has abandoned it” ( Nora 1989 , 12). Cultural and social memory is in permanent evolution in developing individuals as well as among groups and, therefore, differs from history, which is static and universal

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Pluralism and Conflict: The Debate about “Russian Values” and Politics of Identity

, Catherine did not obey. The papal brev . was to become effective only after its publication in every particular diocese. Catherine simply prohibited publishing papal decrees in Russia without informing the empress, and the brev . abolishing the Jesuits never became effective in Russia. In this way, the Society of Jesus survived in Russia until the moment of its final restoration in 1814. When speaking about the role of the Jesuits in Russia, a special emphasis needs to be placed on the activity of the Jesuit boarding school for Russian nobility in Saint Petersburg

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Not All the Past Needs To Be Used: Features of Fidesz’s Politics of Memory

commitment, it does not seem that Fidesz’s action could ever aspire to erase the pluralism of memories present in Hungary. Collective memory can never be homogenous, as various reservoirs of personal memories keep on surviving among the population. References 1956 Institute. 2016. “Oral History Archive.” National Széchényi Library. January 7. Accessed October 20, 2017. . 1956 Institute 2016 “Oral History Archive.” National Széchényi Library January 7 Accessed October 20 2017 Baev, Pavel. 2016. “Russia and Central and Eastern

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US–Kenya Economic Relations under Obama and Their Image in the Kenyan News Discourse

support democratic values and cooperate with the US to bolster these values in the region. The independence Constitution survived a near half - century because it captured the aspirations of Kenyans: equality under law , freedom of speech , the right to private property , and tolerance of different faiths. We share these values with the Americans and where it matters , like in the Horn of Africa , Kenyans and Americans have stood together to defend these values. ( … ) Partnerships such as these guarantee stability , bring about prosperity , bolster values

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Anti-Islamism without Moslems: Cognitive Frames of Czech Antimigrant Politics

basic human instincts to survive, which gain even higher power because of his official mandate. The way he frames the topic is, in fact, hardly differentiable from the radical frames of the far-right subjects. Another left-wing actor serving in the position of the Prime Minister in 2015–16, the Czech Social Democrats, has been developing a cognitive framework since the beginning of the mass migration to Europe. It has been a fairly complicated process considering some internal diversity of opinion on the matter. Some Social Democrats are stressing on the

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