Theoretical Points of Commencement

  • Jonna Rock


The aim of this theoretical chapter is to clarify definitions and contextualize central terminology that are frequently applied throughout the work. I provide definitions and analyze concepts such as ‘ethnicity,’ ‘hybridity,’ ‘identity,’ ‘ideology,’ ‘inequality,’ ‘memory,’ ‘nationalism’ and ‘religion.’ Later on, when I use my interviewees’ testimonies to construct the history, culture, religion, memory and language of Sarajevo Sephardim, these concepts will be at the very center of the discussion.


Ethnicity Hybridity Identity Inequality Memory Nationalism Nationalist ideology Religion 


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  • Jonna Rock
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  1. 1.Institut für SlawistikHumboldt University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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