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The Ethnographic Self as Resource: Writing Memory and Experience into Ethnography
Prologue Peter Collins and Anselma Gallinat Chapter 1. The Ethnographic Self as Resource: an Introduction Peter Collins and Anselma Gallinat PART I: BEING SELF AND OTHER: ANTHROPOLOGISTS AT HOMEExpand
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Memory Matters and Contexts: Remembering for Past, Present and Future
The East German past has been the focus of much debate and scholarly work in Germany since reunification in 1990. The official and government-sponsored discourse on this past is known asExpand
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BEING “EAST GERMAN” OR BEING “AT HOME IN EASTERN GERMANY”? IDENTITY AS EXPERIENCE AND AS RHETORIC
An apparent resurgence of East German identity aroused much scholarly interest in recent years whilst it is contested in the German public discourse. Scholars see the phenomenon as based inExpand
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Intense Paradoxes of Memory: Researching Moral Questions About Remembering the Socialist Past
In 2007 two researchers embarked upon a project on the “social construction of the socialist past in eastern Germany”. The project sought to explore how the socialist past is remembered today, andExpand
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Secret police files from the eastern bloc: between surveillance and life writing
Shakespeare’s paradigmatic despot are carefully detailed, there is no equivalent discussion of a director’s treatment of Matéi Vişniec’s Richard III Will Not Take Place or Scenes from the Life ofExpand
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Difficult stories: Public discourse and narrative identity in Eastern Germany
Abstract Whilst former political prisoners of the socialist state are considered to be important witnesses of the past socialist rule by governmental authorities, able to testify about the ‘regime’,Expand
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