Vi ricordate la rivoluzione? Politica della memoria e militanza tra Cipro e Italia (Do you remember revolution? The politics of memory and militancy between Cyprus and Italy)
Heath-Kelly, Charlotte. (2011) Vi ricordate la rivoluzione? Politica della memoria e militanza tra Cipro e Italia (Do you remember revolution? The politics of memory and militancy between Cyprus and Italy). Partecipazione & Conflitto (No.3). ISSN 1972-7623Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3280/PACO2011-003005
This article discusses interview material obtained on fieldwork visits to the Republic of Cyprus and Italy between 2009 and 2010. Ex-militants from four clandestine groups (EOKA, Brigate Rosse, Prima Linea and Proletari Armati per il Comunismo) were asked to speak about their entry to and participation in those organisations. The article reflects on how the memories of EOKA and anni di piombo exmilitants reflect their post-conflict situations. Victorious militant testimony from Cyprus functioned to close down the meanings that could be attributed to the conflict, while defeated militants in Italy opened up the meanings of the past through political challenge. The paper examines the splits in memory and self that emerged from the situation of ex-militant memory within defeat, and the contrasting homogenisation of memory into chronology in the situation of victory.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Partecipazione & Conflitto|
|Publisher:||Franco Angeli Edizioni|
|Number of Pages:||21|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
Actions (login required)
Downloads per month over past year