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Kononov v. Latvia as the Ontological Security Struggle over Remembering the Second World War

Malksoo, Maria (2017) Kononov v. Latvia as the Ontological Security Struggle over Remembering the Second World War. In: Belavusau, Uladzislau and Gliszczynska-Grabias, Aleksandra, eds. Law and Memory: Towards Legal Governance of History. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 978-1-107-18875-4. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:57047)

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This chapter explores the Kononov v. Latvia case at the European Court of Human Rights through the lens of ontological security, taking it to be an emblematic illustration of competing Russian and Baltic claims on the narrative consistency of their state 'selves' and their conflicting bids on the legitimate remembrance of the Second World War and the Soviet legacy in general.

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Uncontrolled keywords: Memory politics, transitional justice, Russia, Baltic states, Second World War, ontological security, European Court of Human Rights, Kononov v. Latvia
Subjects: J Political Science > JX International law
J Political Science > JZ International relations
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Maria Malksoo
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2016 13:56 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 10:55 UTC
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