Chasing the Past
Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece
Pierre Sintès and translated by Jenny Money
Pierre Sintès is Lecturer in Geography at Aix-Marseille University.
Shadows and light
Memory – identity –territory as a trinity for observation
Chapter 1: Understanding Greece in the world
The geo-political upheavals of the 1990s
A new intensity in international migrations and domestic mobility
Migration Studies in the Balkans: a multiplicity of perspectives
Towards new fields of research
Locality as an indicator of globalisation
Chapter 2: Conflictual memories and migration between Greece and Albania
Migration seen from above
Discovering relational space
(Re)discovering the link beyond otherness
Migration, transnational relationships and minority issues in Greece
A new survey deep within the margins
Landscape and places: relating the conflict or ‘silencing the past’?
A never-ending fragmentation?
Chapter 3: The Jewish community of Rhodes: a revitalised fragment of the Greek mosaic
Historic fragments of Aegean Andalusia
A community of memory
The Jewish past in action
The grindings of memory
Towards a successful heritage status: tourism as an ally?
Counter-memory and local feeling
Chapter 4: Mobilities, heritage and the construction of border territories
Return to Thesprotia
Reminiscences of ‘home’… elsewhere
‘New rural communities’ and changing lifestyles
‘Good patrimonial practices’ in Macedonia
Nymfaio: tourism as a sole perspective?
Creating order, starting projects
The border as a new locus for resources?
Geopolitics and cross-border cooperation
Chapter 5: Rescaling power in an era of globalisation
From roots to pastures new
Losing the border and regaining memory(ies)
From transformation in the ways of inhabiting place to the mobilisation of memory: territorial impact
Using locality to gain ‘roots and wings’
Effects of globalisation?
Institutional back-up for an alternative recourse to the past
Scales of globalisation in the Balkans
Size: 240 x 160 mm
Publication: December 31, 2017