In Russia, the state and state-aligned actors have come to dominate the scene of the politics of memory

PONARS Eurasia
25 Jul 2019

(Point & Counterpoint) In a Point & Counterpoint interview last year on historical politics, Russian historian Aleхey Miller discussed the clash of memory cultures and how they have evolved over the past 10-15 years, namely the way that the “cosmopolitan memory” culture that dominated Western European discourses became superseded by that of “antagonistic memory.” Maria Lipman and Alexey Miller revisit this theme to talk about other recent trends in the field of the politics of history. 

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