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Tereza Juhászová

What is forgotten need not necessarily be lost forever . Aleida Assmann Introduction Central Europe and its diverse societies faced significant border changes and political regime shifts during the 20th century. Ethnically, nationally, or religiously defined groups of people found themselves fluctuating between favored and disadvantaged social positions, at times identifying with the majority and at other times identifying as minority. The cases of German and Hungarian populations in the territory of today’s Slovakia were no exception. After the end of

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Sandra Kreisslová and Lukáš Novotný

German minority in the Czech Republic, whose current language situation is a result of the negative historic developments after World War II (WWII) and under the communist regime. Due to the forced resettlement of most German-speaking inhabitants and the subsequent assimilation policies of the communist regime (also refer Staněk 1993 ; Spurný 2011 ), which were centered on language issues, the German community underwent strong cultural and language assimilation. This is also attested by a steady decline of its membership: from 159,938 individuals who identified with

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Rainer Eisfeld

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Pavol Baboš

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Nataliia Pohorila

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Jiří Gazda

invading Germans. So they decided to send him to a German concentration camp.” “ (…) kommentirovat’ glupo . Naciya Shvejkov . Otdalis’ Gitleru bez edinogo vystrela i vsyu vojnu ispravno klepali emu oruzhie , a potom tak zhe pokorno legli pod SSSR …” “(…) it’s silly to comment on that. A nation of Svejks ( a comical soldier character ). They surrendered to Hitler without opening fire, spent the whole war diligently making guns for him, and then they surrendered just as meekly to the USSR…” “ Hotyat zhit’ bezzabotno i dazhe pal’cem radi svoej bezopasnosti ne

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Miranda Lupion

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Arkadiusz Domagała

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Monika Frėjutė-Rakauskienė

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