A conference on nationalism, historiography and the (re)construction of the past will be held at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham (U.K.) on the 10-12 September 2004.
Papers to be presented include those exploring how the vocabulary of nationalism has affected the (re)construction of the past in films, theatrical performances, epics, novels, journals, scholarly histories, school textbooks, museums, exhibitions, art and the naming of places and ships. Countries covered include, China, India, Rwanda, Yemen, South Africa, Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Scotland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, the USA, and Uzbekistan. Keynote speaker is Prof. Breuilly (Birmingham University).
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