Memory in a Global Age

Discourses, Practices and Trajectories

  • Aleida Assmann
  • Sebastian Conrad

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Aleida Assmann, Sebastian Conrad
      Pages 1-16
  3. Witnessing in a Global Arena

  4. Moral Claims and Universal Norms

  5. Global Memories and Transnational Identities

  6. Global Icons and Cultural Symbols

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Grace Bolton, Nerina Muzurović
      Pages 181-198
    3. Aleida Assmann, Corinna Assmann
      Pages 225-242
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 243-252

About this book


A significant contribution to memory studies and part of an emergent strand of work on global memory. This book offers important insights on topics relating to memory, globalization, international politics, international relations, Holocaust studies and media and communication studies.


communication communication studies community Generation Genocide globalization history Holocaust international relations memory Moral Nation nationalism politics violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Aleida Assmann
    • 1
  • Sebastian Conrad
    • 2
  1. 1.University of KonstanzGermany
  2. 2.Free University of BerlinGermany

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