Ljiljana Radonic

teaches at the Department of Political Studies at the University of Vienna. She is author of Krieg um die Erinnerung: Vergangenheitspolitik in Kroatien zwischen Revisionismus und europäischen Standards [War over memory: Memory politics in Croatian between revisionism and European standards], Frankfurt am Main: Campus-Verlag 2010.


Standards of evasion

Croatia and the "Europeanization of memory"

Poised on the verge of Union membership, Croatia has replaced the historical revisionism of the 1990s by a memory politics avowedly based on “European standards”. Yet are those standards met and, more to the point, is the Europeanization of memory synonymous with a critical approach to the national past?

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