Special issue of ‘Social Identities’ journal: ‘Postcolonial Europe: Transcultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Social Identities’
Guest edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Bolette Blaagaard
A special issue has appeared of ‘Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture’. This issue focuses on ‘Postcolonial Europe: Transcultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Social Identities’ and is guest edited by Sandra Ponzanesi (Associate Professor, Media and Culture Studies/NOV, Utrecht University) and Bolette B. Blaagaard (Research Fellow Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism, City University London).
This special issue approaches feminist, postcolonial and race theory from different cultural, disciplinary and national backgrounds. The contributors engage with the question of what makes Europe postcolonial and how memory, whiteness and religion figure in representations and manifestations of European ‘identity’ and selfperception. It is the output of the ‘Postcolonial Europe’ working group, coordinated
by S. Ponzanesi and B. Blaagaard, and o
perating under Athena3
, the Advanced Thematic Network of Women’s Studies in Europe which will continue as a standing group under AtGender