Introduction: European CrisesValdivia, P., Rensmann, L., Lippert, F., Godioli, A. & Alexander, V., 1-Nov-2019, In : Journal of European Studies. 49, 3-4, p. 211-216 6 p.
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This introduction addresses the increased levels of social, political and ideological polarization and the socio-political conflicts in contemporary Europe that are often subsumed under notions of ‘crisis’. We argue that the humanities and social sciences must react to these scenarios in at least two ways: by critically reflecting on the European project, and by analysing key elements of current ‘crisis’ discourses, such as post-factual narratives of ‘decline’, ‘survival’ and ‘emergency’, and populist fictions of homogeneous, ‘tribal’ cultural domains.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of European Studies|
|Early online date||16-Aug-2019|
|Publication status||Published - 1-Nov-2019|
- crisis, culture, Europe, humanities, narrative, politics, social sciences
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