Friday 19 August 2016, Rossa Minogue

Culture wars: after Paris and Brussels

Plenary lecture delivered by Josie Appleton at the Academy 2016.

At the end of the Cold War many predicted that the end of political divides would lead to conflicts on cultural issues. Now young Europeans have attacked European cities, claiming to be doing so in the name of Islam. What does this suggest about the divisions and tensions within European societies? What kind of ‘culture war’ are we witnessing?

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