Securitization of Past: Analysis of the Katyń Issue in the Context of EU Integration

  title={Securitization of Past: Analysis of the Katyń Issue in the Context of EU Integration},
  author={Olga Sebina},
  • Olga Sebina
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • This paper provides a theoretical explanation of what causes historical issues to impact bilateral relations between two states. The case which was chosen for analysis – popularly known as the Katyń issue – involves changes in Polish foreign policy towards the Russian Federation due to the remembrance of the Katyń Massacre. The main assumptions are based on the concept of securitization and its analytical framework, particularly the societal portion, which is proposed by the Copenhagen School… CONTINUE READING


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