Introduction: European Crises

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This introduction addresses the increased levels of social, political and ideological polarization and the socio-political conflicts in contemporary Europe that are often subsumed under notions of ‘crisis’. We argue that the humanities and social sciences must react to these scenarios in at least two ways: by critically reflecting on the European project, and by analysing key elements of current ‘crisis’ discourses, such as post-factual narratives of ‘decline’, ‘survival’ and ‘emergency’, and populist fictions of homogeneous, ‘tribal’ cultural domains.
Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)211-216
Aantal pagina's6
TijdschriftJournal of European Studies
Volume49
Nummer van het tijdschrift3-4
Vroegere onlinedatum16-aug-2019
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StatusPublished - 1-nov-2019

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