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Remembering global disasters and the construction of cosmopolitan memory

Kyriakidou, Maria 2017. Remembering global disasters and the construction of cosmopolitan memory. Communication, Culture and Critique 10 (1) , pp. 93-111. 10.1111/cccr.12142

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Abstract

This article critically engages with the concept of cosmopolitan memory, and it provides an empirical contribution to the relevant debate by drawing upon a study of focus group discussions with Greek audiences remembering global disasters. The article argues that focus group participants' memories of these events place them within a global community of viewers simultaneously witnessing the same events. However, their framing of these events does not necessarily challenge the primacy of the nation as a moral community, therefore lacking the moral dimension implicit in the concept of cosmopolitan memory.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 1753-9129
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 15 October 2018
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2020 08:28
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/111185

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