The rhythms of social movement memories: the mobilization of Silvio Meier’s activist remembrance across platforms

  title={The rhythms of social movement memories: the mobilization of Silvio Meier’s activist remembrance across platforms},
  author={S. Merrill and Simon Lindgren},
  journal={Social Movement Studies},
  pages={657 - 674}
ABSTRACT This article presents a temporal analysis of the activist remembrance of Silvio Meier, a prominent member of Berlin’s radical left scene, who was stabbed to death in 1992. It asks: when has Meier’s activist remembrance occurred and been remediated, with what rhythms, and how has it been influenced by different platforms? To answer these questions, the article draws on the literature dedicated to the interface between social movements and collective and connective memory, and applies… Expand
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