Historical Anthropography, or How People Perceive their Place in Time, Social and “Geocultural” Spaces
The project aims at development of Reinhart Koselleck's "Erfahrungsraum und Erwartungshorizont" (Frankfurt am Main, 1989), a theoretical concept on the historical basis of changes in self-perception within different strata of Polish society between the end of the 18th and the beginn
Occidentalism and the Imagination of Self and Other in Turkish Literature
The concept of Occidentalism is connected to the notion of modernity and its effects on those contexts often labelled as “non-Western”. Turkey is in this regard a unique space, where Ottoman and European, post-imperial and post-colonial, narratives meet.
Three cities, three different conflicts where civilians are trapped by the same circumstances. Their lives, which they used to identify with, now belong to the past and in the midst of war, they must promptly find themselves in order to survive.
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