Iconoclastic Controversies (Book)

A photographic inquiry into antagonistic nationalism

This book combines photography and written text to analyse the role of memorials and commemoration sites in the construction of antagonistic nationalism. Taking Cypriot memorializations as a case study, it shows how these memorials often support, but sometimes also undermine, the discursive-material assemblage of nationalism. 62 b/w illus. 14 col.

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The book combines photography and written text to analyse the role of memorials and commemoration sites in the construction of antagonistic nationalism. Taking Cypriot memorializations as a case study, the book shows how these memorials often support, but sometimes also undermine, the discursive-material assemblage of nationalism.

Nico Carpentier is Extraordinary Professor at Charles University in Prague; he also holds part-time positions at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and at Uppsala University. With Intellect he previously published Communication and Discourse Theory: Collected Works of the Brussels Discourse Theory Group (2019, co-edited with Leen Van Brussel and Benjamin De Cleen), Media and Participation: A Site of Ideological-Democratic Struggle (2010) and Reclaiming the Media: Communication Rights and Democratic Media Roles (2007, with Bart Cammaerts).

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Iconoclastic Controversies

Chapter 2: Communicating Academic Knowledge beyond the Written Academic Text

Chapter 3: On Antagonism and Nationalism – A Discursive- Material Re- Reading

Chapter 4: The Discourses and Materialities of Cypriot Antagonistic Nationalism

Chapter 5: The Iconoclastic Controversies Photographs

Chapter 6: The Reception of the Two Cypriot Exhibitions with Vaia Doudaki, Yiannis Christidis and Fatma Nazli Köksal

Chapter 7: The Interviews

Appendix 1: Overview of Interviews and Broadcasts by Project Partners about the Two Exhibitions in Cyprus 

Appendix 2: Media That Covered the Two Exhibitions in Cyprus 

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