Hosted by the team of the HERA-funded project Web Wars, Old Conflicts & New Media takes the emerging field of online memory studies to post-Soviet space. In the 2000s, former Soviet states still face the challenge of constructing national identities, producing national memories, and relating to the Soviet legacy. Their pasts are principally intertwined: changing readings of history in one country generate fierce reactions in others. In this transnational memory war, digital media form a pivotal discursive space - one which provides speakers with radically new commemorative tools. This conference unlocks the online vectors of post-Soviet memory by uniting leading scholars and practitioners in the field.
For more information, please visit our conference page on www.web-wars.org.
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