Posts tagged identity
Note from the Editors - Uprooted

At the turn of the last century, Zygmunt Bauman proclaimed that mankind was entering a phase of “liquid modernity.” Humans, he wrote, would become ever more nomadic, and their moral and social identities would be uprooted.

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Identity Unconfirmed

there is only one identity on sale / made out of red and white cubes, / with many rules / pointless and unexplained

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A Restless History of Europe

The truth is that Europeans have never sat still for long. Whichever page of European history you turn to, you’ll find migration.

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Black and European. A Better State of Affairs than Black Americans?

Over the course of centuries, black American identity has become fiercely present. But what of black European identity? Do black Europeans exist in a better social and political landscape than their American counterparts?

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King of Junk

The King of Junk Tribe is a social tribe that lives in a fast food nation.  Everyone is fascinated by bling-bling and sugar-coated items. It gives status and makes people feel like Kings and Queens. Let me introduce you to the junkies of modern food consumption.

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EUSA

Naomi Harris captured portraits of people in American-themed amusement parks in Europe and European themed towns in America. By capturing these living embodiments of the transatlantic ties that bind European and American culture together, Harris shows the intermingling and fluidity of tradition, cultural identity and collective memory.

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Who Really Runs Europe?

How should Europe be constructed to keep it together? Ulrike Guerot, Luuk van Middelaar and Kyrill Hartog discuss.

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