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Chapter 11 European Capitals of Culture y (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9780367186760 9780429202964 Year: Pages: 18 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Social Sciences
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‘What is Europe? It’s not just a series of banknotes’, an interviewee remarked when asked about European heritage. Our study of European Capitals of Culture (ECoC), one of the main European heritage programmes, proceeds in the same spirit, informed by the complex and disputed discussions of what Europe is (see, for example, Sassatelli 2002 ) and how, within such shifting grounds, European heritage might be interpreted (see, for instance, Delanty 2017 ; Niklasson 2017). Described by some as large- scale bottom- up cultural programming (Immler and Sakkers 2014 ), the ECoC programme has seen several cities across Europe compete for the title of European Capital of Culture for more than three decades now. Our research has focussed on three cities, Valletta as ECoC 2018 , Plovdiv as ECoC 2019 and Galway as ECoC 2020. We are conducting a discourse analysis of the submitted bids as the key documents related to each city’s participation in the programme; we are then investigating four common themes that emerge from this analysis: Europe, heritage, diversity and future.

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Europe --- capitals --- culture

Political Landscapes of Capital Cities

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ISBN: 9781607324683 9781607324690 Year: Language: English
Publisher: University Press of Colorado Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102229
Subject: Archaeology
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"[Political Landscapes of Capital Cities] is a welcome contribution to the study of the spatialization of society and suggests paths that anthropologists can take to analyze political space in urban and non-urban settings alike." —Anthropology Review Database "[O]utstanding contributions of an interdisciplinary group of authors trained in different methodologies. . . . offer[s] both scholarly and popular audiences wide-ranging perspectives in exploring, imagining, perceiving and experiencing capital cities." —Journal of Urban Cultural Studies

Royal Courts in Dynastic States and Empires

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Book Series: Rulers and Elites ISBN: 9789004206229 9789004206236 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: xvi, 444 pp. DOI: 10.1163/9789004206236 Language: English
Publisher: Brill Grant: Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
Subject: Political Science --- History --- Languages and Literatures
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"In recent decades the history of premodern states and empires has undergone major revision. At the heart of this process stood the court, encompassing the household as well as government institutions. This volume for the first time brings together the fruits of research on royal courts from antiquity to the modern world, from Asia to Europe. The authors are acknowledged specialists in their own fields, but they address themes relevant for all courts: the inner and outer dimensions of court architecture as well as staff organizations; the connections between court, capital, and realm; the relationship of the ruler with relatives and other elites. This volume pioneers comparative history combining a rich empirical orientation with a critical assessment of theoretical perspectives. Contributors: Tülay Artan, Gojko Barjamovic, Peter Fibiger Bang, Jeroen Duindam, Sabine Dabringhaus, Nadia Maria El Cheikh, Ebba Koch, Metin Kunt, Paul Magdalino, Rosamond McKitterick, Ruth Macrides, Rolf Strootman, Isenbike Togan, Maria Antonietta Visceglia, and Andrew Wallace-Hadrill."

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leiders --- kapitaal --- opvolging --- ceremony --- elite --- ritual --- paleizen --- succession --- capitals --- palaces --- ceremonie --- rulers --- princes --- ritueel --- elites --- prinses

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