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07 July 2020

Shared history in shattered spaces: mediatisation of historical scholarship in Ukraine and broader Eastern Europe

Ideology and Politics
Shared history in shattered spaces: mediatisation of historical scholarship in Ukraine and broader Eastern Europe

The article focuses on the increasing adoption of media logic and the corresponding change of habitus in the field of academic history in Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on Ukraine. Departing from both mediatisation theory and memory studies, authors consider a range of relevant phenomena from across the region, before considering in more depth the case of LikBez, a grassroot initiative of Ukrainian historians, aimed at debunking historical myths spread both inside and outside Ukraine. The amalgamation of historical knowledge and multiple media platforms to convey it, it is argued, ushers in the era of mediatisation of history.

Source: Horbyk R., Prymachenko Ya., Yurchuk Yu. (2019) Shared history in shattered spaces: mediatisation of historical scholarship in Ukraine and broader Eastern Europe. Ideology and Politics. №3(14): 129-146

Source web-site: https://www.ideopol.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/ENG.-2019-3.-8.-Horbyk-Prymachenko-and-Yurchuk-fin.pdf

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