Is Social Memory used as a Weapon in Ethnic Conflicts? Northern Ireland Casus
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Ewa Szczecińska-Musielak
2014 Politeja  
Is Social Memory used as a Weapon in Ethnic Conflicts? Northern Ireland Casus In case of ethnic conflicts, groups may use memories or symbols of casualties or events which happened during conflict, as a specific symbolic weapon. Weapon addressed to the opponent, usually "the other" group defined as "enemy", but in the same time as a message addressed to "my" group. Visual displays of Ulster conflict -murals, flags and emblems, painted kerbstones -have been used not only to create patterns of
more » ... ial memory and remembering but also social -ethnic group identity. these visual displays play significant role in constructing Belfast landscape and Belfast "ethnic identity".
doi:10.12797/politeja.11.2014.31_1.25 fatcat:xbc3727anfbbrhz5tcpnjpmkwy