A history of post-communist remembrance: from memory politics to the emergence of a field of anticommunism

@article{Dujisin2020AHO,
  title={A history of post-communist remembrance: from memory politics to the emergence of a field of anticommunism},
  author={Zolt{\'a}n Dujisin},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={50},
  pages={65-96}
}
This article invites the view that the Europeanization of an antitotalitarian “collective memory” of communism reveals the emergence of a field of anticommunism. This transnational field is inextricably tied to the proliferation of state-sponsored and anticommunist memory institutes across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), but cannot be treated as epiphenomenal to their propagation. The diffusion of bodies tasked with establishing the “true” history of communism reflects, first and foremost, a… Expand
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