Sacralization of History in (contemporary) Eastern Europe. Actors – Networks – Topics

Datum: 28. Juni 2021
Uhrzeit: 10:00 - 18:00
Ort: virtuelles Meeting
Tagung

Joint Conference by Herder-Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Leibniz-Institute for European History, Catholic University Leuven, University of Amsterdam supported by the Leibniz Research Allicance Historical Authenticity

JUNE 28TH, 2021
10.00–10.10 am OPENING REMARKS Heidi Hein-Kircher (Marburg), Liliya Berezhnaya (Leuven), Johannes Paulmann (Mainz)

10.10–10.45 am KEYNOTE Johannes Paulmann (Mainz): Sacralization – Historical Concepts and Practices

11.00–12.30 am SECTION I: INTERCONFESSIONAL AND MNEMONIC CONFLICTS
Moderation: Liliya Berezhnaya (Leuven)

Radu Nedici (Bucharest): Remembering Religious Dissent Through Its Martyrs: The Orthodox Church and the Appropriation of Historical Memory in Postsocialist Romania
Wiktoria Kudela-Świątek (Kraków): The (Ab)Use of Orthodox Marian Iconography in the Holodomor Visual Culture
Ursula Woolley (London): “Holier Than Thou?” Russian Sacralization of History and Ecclesiastical Politicization in Ukraine in Discursive Competition Over Ukrainian Autocephaly

1.30–3.30 pm SECTION II: MARTYRS OF FAITH AND NATION
Moderation: Heidi Hein-Kircher (Marburg)

Tatiana Nikonorova (Aprelevka): Nicholas II in Modern Russia: Between Sacralization and Politics
Yuliya Yurchuk (Stockholm), Andriy Fert (Kyiv): Sacralization of Memory of Euromaidan Protests from a Postsecular Perspective
Paweł Duber (Birmingham): Two Coffins: Right-Wing Politics of Memory and the “Sacralisation” of History in Poland after 2000
Irina Paert (Tartu): Passion According to Nationalists: Martyrs for Faith and Sacralization of History in the Baltic Provinces and Estonia

3.45–4.45 pm SECTION III: NEW PAGANISM AND THE SACRALIZATION/INVENTION OF TRADITION
Moderation: Johannes Paulmann (Mainz)

Karin Reichenbach (Leipzig): “Nacjopoganie”? Sacralization and Politicization of the Pre-Christian Past in Polish Modern Paganism and Related Cultural Fields
István Povedák (Budapest): Re-Inventing Sacred Hungarianness: From Grassroots Neo Mythologies to High Politics

5.00–5.30 pm CONCLUDING REMARKS Piotr Kisiel (Erkner)
5.30–6.00 pm FINAL DISCUSSION