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Romania's travails with democracy and accession to the European Union
Abstract The defeat of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, Partidul Social Democrat) in the 2004 elections in Romania by the liberal centre – right coalition, the Alliance of Truth and Justice (DA,
Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania
Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu. Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania. Religion and Global Politics Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 288 pp. $55.00, cloth.Given that 2007
Criminalising the Past and Reconstructing Collective Memory: The Romanian Truth Commission
  • M. Ciobanu
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • 18 February 2009
Abstract This article analyses the report issued by the Presidential Commission for the Analysis of the Communist Dictatorship in Romania in January 2007 within the context of the politics of memory
Rewriting and remembering Romanian communism: some controversial issues
  • M. Ciobanu
  • Political Science
    Nationalities Papers
  • 1 March 2011
This article examines the dynamic relationship between the two major dimensions of memory and justice in the context of post-communist countries: truth-telling and retroactive justice. This
Remembering the Romanian Anti-Communist Armed Resistance: An Analysis of Local Lived Experience
The anti-communist armed resistance that occurred as a disparate and heterogeneous movement in Romania from 1944 until 1962 became a highly politicized topic after 1989. Some interpreted this history
Communist regimes, legitimacy and the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe
  • M. Ciobanu
  • Political Science
    Nationalities Papers
  • 1 January 2010
The purpose of this article is to clarify the relationship between forms of political legitimacy employed by communist regimes in East and Central Europe and subsequent models of revolutionary change
Image Processing Techniques for Analysis of Satellite Images for Historical Maps Classification—An Overview
An exhaustive analysis on the merits and demerits of many satellite image processing methods are discussed in this paper to support the selection of innovative solutions for the different problems associated with satellite imageprocessing applications.
Reconstructing the History of Early Communism and Armed Resistance in Romania
This article examines the role played by the armed resistance in Romania during the period of Sovietisation and Stalinisation (1944–1962) and its significance within the politics of memory and