New publication: Andreu on Spanish self-image

Josip Kesic

Xavier Andreu Miralles has published El descubrimiento de España: Mito romántico e identidad nacional (Madrid: Tauris, 2016).

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Conference in Olsztyn, 26-28 June 2019

Joep Leerssen

On 26-28 June 2019, an imagological conference will be hosted at the Center of Human Sciences of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland). The conference title is Image as a topic of communicative theory, cultural anrhropology and text semiotics. We will post the URL of the conference website as soon as it is onlne. A PDF can be downloaded here.

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Blog "banal ethnotyping" started

Josip Kesic

The imagology site will maintain a blog of contemporary manifestations of national essentialism – the spread of ethnotypes and the belief in ethnicity/“culture” as a social explanation. Many of these are diffuse, ephemeral, “banal”. Hence the need to capture and document them.

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