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Lecture: Mourning the Lost Modernity: Industrial Labor, Europe, and (post)Yugoslav Postsocialism by Tanja Petrovic

Fri, March 30, 2012 • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • Parlin 301

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The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies presents:
 
 

Mourning the Lost Modernity: Industrial Labor, Europe, and (post)Yugoslav Postsocialism 

Tanja Petrović: Senior Research Associate at Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of 
Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana   

Friday, March 30, 2012

2:00 pm Parlin 301

This lecture will discuss the nature and potential of postsocialist nostalgia, the relationship between postindustrial, postsocialist, and postmodern, the place of socialist industrialization in the common European cultural imagery, the role of intimate knowledge and personal experience in framing present political demands, and, finally, the place of Yugoslavia in the newly articulated narratives of the 20th century modernity in the post-Yugoslav societies.
 
 
 

Tanja Petrović is a linguist and anthropologist. She is a Senior Research Associate at the Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana and head of Center’s Department for Interdisciplinary Research. Her research interest lies at the interface of linguistic, social, and cultural phenomena in the Balkans, with an emphasis on ideology and remembering.

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For more information email Dasha Tsybulnik at dash006@yahoo.com

Sponsored by: The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies


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