In this video essay, Anna Homann profiles the Reichsbürger movement, its function, narratives and effect on German politics and identity. As Anna analyses, the current salience of the Reichsbürger movement asks pressing questions about the level of threat nationalism poses at present. Video Transcript Germany, 07.12.2022. News of a large-scale raid against Reichsbürger is spreading. The reason, […]
In this video essay, Vanesa Valcheva examines how nationalist narratives usurp convenient historical figures, mythologising them as the cannons of a specific ethnonational spirit. Through the example of Bulgarian-North Macedonian relations, Vanesa investigates the necessity of history making nationalisms legitimate. Video Transcript Nationalism is illegitimate without history. Nationalist narratives can exist successfully if specific episodes […]
A short documentary that explores the reemergence of nationalism in our time, explaining how it works, why is it so powerful, and why has it returned.