Dél keresztje alatt az indián és a néger tüzet rakni éppúgy térdel mint a hargitán a pásztor számolni ujjain számol különbség ha van az égen itt a göncöl jön föl este fölöttük a dél keresztje […]
43rd Annual Conference on the Political Economy of the World-System Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany Topic: 2. The Balkans’ inter-imperial linkages Eastern Europe is the “black sheep” of postcolonial studies: its colonial experiences have been routinely […]
Paper for the Historicizing ‘Whiteness’ in Eastern Europe and Russia conference at the Centre for the Study of Equal Opportunity Policies, Political Science Department, University of Bucharest on 25–26 June, 2019.
Hungarian cultural connections to North American Indians emerged in the 1920s as both a state-subsidised and bottom-up anti-colonial solidarity movement engaging with comparative colonial experiences. Solidarity with the Indian “noble savage” was established through cultural similarities in nomadic culture and mythology (Hungarian Orientalism), romanticist longing for an essential and authentic culture (nativism), return to nature and mysticism, revival of an idealized folk culture and delinked rural utopia (tribe communities), and – most importantly – anti-colonial solidarity resonating with ideas of a lost homeland, traumatized subalternity and revanchist anti-Western critique.
Check out our panel at the ASEEES Summer Convention in Zagreb in 14-16 June 2019, to be held at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Organizer: Zoltán Ginelli How did Hungarian politics, in […]