The European Parliament and memory politics
Call for papers
(Special issue Journal)
Ana Milošević (KU Leuven) and Philippe Perchoc (EPRS / Louvain)
Deadline for proposals: 30 September 2018
Notification of acceptance: 30 October 2018
Over the last three decades supranational institutions such as the European Union (EU) or the Council of Europe (CoE) have been increasingly building a transnational view of the past. Their incremental production of memory policies and public remembrance has boosted interest in transnational character of memory, its actors, practices and discourses and relatedness to the EU legitimacy and EU identity building.
This special issue aims to investigate the role of the European Parliament (EP) in transnational memory politics at the EU level. Drawing from the Europeanisation theory, debates about politicization of the assembly and contributions from memory studies, this issue will examine construction, institutionalisation and diffusion of EU memory politics focusing on the agency of European Parliament.
In the past, scholars have devoted attention, inter alia to the … read more