Epilogue: Ottoman Greece from 1980 to 2018

  • Trine Stauning Willert
Part of the Modernity, Memory and Identity in South-East Europe book series (MOMEIDSEE)


The Epilogue offers some reflections on what is changing in the new narratives about the Ottoman period in history as well as in fiction and alternative spheres by summing up and comparing the old and new narratives. It is discussed whether the endeavours in creating alternative and more complex national narratives can be seen as part of public negotiations regarding Greece’s right to be modern and European or developing a national ownership to a non-European past.


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  • Trine Stauning Willert
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  1. 1.Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek StudiesUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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