If castles and statues could speak to us : the changing freedom of historical interpretation in the case of Slovakia

2018
journal article
article
cris.lastimport.wos2024-04-09T22:20:34Z
dc.abstract.enBeside official "policy of remembrance", run primarily by state representatives or public institutions, and embodied in national holidays, monuments or in history textbooks, democratic societies offer the possibility to create a "culture of remembrance" by local actors within the public sphere. These local actors consist of NGOs, civic initiatives, local governments or even of the business sphere, the latter including so-called heritage industry actors (like historical hotels or private museums). As a result, the interpretation of historical narratives tends to become multi-faceted, interactive and inclusive, but the risk has also emerged that historical narratives can be fluid and banal as well. The present essay attempts to highlight how these bottom-up historical interpretations launched by local actors coloured the culture of remembrance in Slovakia, in a country where national history had been a servant of nation-building struggles practically throughout the whole 20th century. As many initiatives for renovating fortresses, erecting statues, organising historical events or launching historical hotels elucidate it, non-state actors have become active and immanent change-makers of the policy of remembrance in Slovakia, having a sometimes intentional, sometimes unintentional effect on broadening the freedom of historical interpretation in the country.pl
dc.contributor.authorKollai, Istvánpl
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-28T16:11:40Z
dc.date.available2018-11-28T16:11:40Z
dc.date.issued2018pl
dc.date.openaccess0
dc.description.accesstimew momencie opublikowania
dc.description.additionalBibliogr. s. 81-82pl
dc.description.number2 (4)pl
dc.description.physical69-82pl
dc.description.versionostateczna wersja wydawcy
dc.identifier.doi10.12797/RM.02.2018.04.04pl
dc.identifier.eissn2544-2139pl
dc.identifier.projectROD UJ / OPpl
dc.identifier.urihttps://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/62028
dc.languageengpl
dc.language.containerengpl
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dc.share.typeotwarte czasopismo
dc.subject.enheritage industrypl
dc.subject.enheritage interpretationpl
dc.subject.enculture of remembrancepl
dc.subject.entransnationalisation of memorypl
dc.subject.enSlovakiapl
dc.subtypeArticlepl
dc.titleIf castles and statues could speak to us : the changing freedom of historical interpretation in the case of Slovakiapl
dc.title.journalRelacje Międzykulturowe = Intercultural Relationspl
dc.title.volumeFreedom in culturepl
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2024-04-09T22:20:34Z
dc.abstract.enpl
Beside official "policy of remembrance", run primarily by state representatives or public institutions, and embodied in national holidays, monuments or in history textbooks, democratic societies offer the possibility to create a "culture of remembrance" by local actors within the public sphere. These local actors consist of NGOs, civic initiatives, local governments or even of the business sphere, the latter including so-called heritage industry actors (like historical hotels or private museums). As a result, the interpretation of historical narratives tends to become multi-faceted, interactive and inclusive, but the risk has also emerged that historical narratives can be fluid and banal as well. The present essay attempts to highlight how these bottom-up historical interpretations launched by local actors coloured the culture of remembrance in Slovakia, in a country where national history had been a servant of nation-building struggles practically throughout the whole 20th century. As many initiatives for renovating fortresses, erecting statues, organising historical events or launching historical hotels elucidate it, non-state actors have become active and immanent change-makers of the policy of remembrance in Slovakia, having a sometimes intentional, sometimes unintentional effect on broadening the freedom of historical interpretation in the country.
dc.contributor.authorpl
Kollai, István
dc.date.accessioned
2018-11-28T16:11:40Z
dc.date.available
2018-11-28T16:11:40Z
dc.date.issuedpl
2018
dc.date.openaccess
0
dc.description.accesstime
w momencie opublikowania
dc.description.additionalpl
Bibliogr. s. 81-82
dc.description.numberpl
2 (4)
dc.description.physicalpl
69-82
dc.description.version
ostateczna wersja wydawcy
dc.identifier.doipl
10.12797/RM.02.2018.04.04
dc.identifier.eissnpl
2544-2139
dc.identifier.projectpl
ROD UJ / OP
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https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/62028
dc.languagepl
eng
dc.language.containerpl
eng
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Licencja Open Access BJ
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http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/4dspace/License/oa_bj/licencja_oa_bj_v1.pdf
dc.share.type
otwarte czasopismo
dc.subject.enpl
heritage industry
dc.subject.enpl
heritage interpretation
dc.subject.enpl
culture of remembrance
dc.subject.enpl
transnationalisation of memory
dc.subject.enpl
Slovakia
dc.subtypepl
Article
dc.titlepl
If castles and statues could speak to us : the changing freedom of historical interpretation in the case of Slovakia
dc.title.journalpl
Relacje Międzykulturowe = Intercultural Relations
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Freedom in culture
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JournalArticle
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Publication
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