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Inspired by: FP7 » Growing interest in post-conflict cultural identity

version: 2 / updated: 2010-12-04
id: #1171 / version id: #408
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Originally submitted by: Ian Miles
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Source of inspiration

European Commission Framework Programme for RTD (FP7)

Theme/activity of inspiration

Theme 8 - Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities

Sub-theme/area of inspiration

Diversities and commonalities in Europe

Optional reference/s to FP7 project/s

Use the following format: Project Acronym (Project Reference No.). Use commas if more than one project is associated to this Wild Card, for example: ALFA-BIRD (213266), SAFAR (213374), LAPCAT-II (211485)

Signal's headline

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Growing interest in post-conflict cultural identity

Signal's description

(approx. 150 words)
Please describe the Weak Signal (approx. 150 words)
Several European sites of great historical and cultural interest become hotly contested in terms of their “ownership” and historical meaning – cultural tourists and pilgrims are increasingly seen as reviving past conflicts and extreme events occur (attacks defacement of monuments, destruction of symbols, etc.).


heritage, conflict, culture, identity, historical heritage, tourism


(max. 250 characters)
Possible growth of significance of heritage in post-conflict cultural identity

Signal's first apperance

before 2000


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Level 3: important for the European Union
Level 4: important for the whole world

Filters preventing the signal's monitoring

political filters (party or ideological interests)

Signal's relevance for European Grand Challenges

where? please justify:
particularly relevant Europe world
Coexistence and conflicts
Social exclusion & poverty
Social cohesion and diversity

Signal's relevance for thematic research areas

please justify:
particularly relevant
Social Sciences and Humanities