Session 4

Thursday (May 6):
8.00-9.30 AM ET


Jean-François Ratelle

(U of Ottawa, Canada)


Matvey Lomonosov

(U of Tyumen, Russia)

State Capacity in National Identity Construction:

the Institutional Diffusion of Kosovo Memories and the Origins of Serbian Nationalism


Emily Makas

(UNC Charlotte, US)

The Memory of Aleksa Šantić in Mostar:

Erasure and Omnipresence

Liudmila Pravikova

(Pyatigorsk State U, Russia)

Memories and Identities: The Sociolinguistic Analysis of Narratives

about Deportation in the North Caucasus

Andreas Weiss

(Istanbul Policy Center, Turkey)

Fibres Reconfigured: Connectivity, Remoteness and Disconnection In 

and Around the Caucasus and Black Sea Region(s)

*co-authored with Susanne Fehlings (Frobenius Institute, Germany), Franziska Smolnik 

(German Institute for International and Security Affairs)



Marharyta Fabrykant

(Higher School of Economics, Russia/Belarusian State U, Belarus)


The Power of Narratives 

in Southern Europe

Thursday May 6, 8.00-9.30 AM ET