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By Antony Lerman

‘Belonging’ is either a primary human emotion and a political undertaking that has effects on thousands. because its beginning in 1957, the ecu Union has inspired humans throughout its member states to think a feeling of belonging to at least one united neighborhood, with combined effects. this present day, confronted with the fracturing affects of the migration difficulty, the specter of terrorism and emerging tensions inside international locations, governments inside and outdoors the ecu search to impose a special type of belonging on their populations via regulations of exclusion and bordering.

In this choice of unique essays, a various crew of novelists, newshounds and lecturers think about their very own person senses of ecu belonging. In inventive and disarming methods, they confront the demanding situations of nationalism, populism, racism and fundamentalism.

Do I Belong? bargains interesting insights into such questions as: Why worry transforming into variety? Is there a ecu identification? Who determines who belongs? Is a unmarried experience of ‘good’ belonging in Europe risky? This assortment presents a different remark on an insufficiently understood yet defining phenomenon of our age.

Authors contain: Zia Haider Rahman, Goran Rosenberg, Isolde Charim, Hanno Loewy, Diana Pinto, Nira Yuval-Davis and Doron Rabinovici between others.

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