Accepted Paper:

Localizing identites: how festivals in urban spaces produce we-groups  

Author:

Monika Salzbrunn (University of Lausanne)

Paper short abstract:

In a context of globalisation, political carnivals produce new collective identities in urban spaces. Festive events offer a mode of expression for people who are excluded from official positions as decision makers, e.g. the summer feasts and the recent carnival in Paris.

Paper long abstract:

In a context of globalisation, political carnivals produce new collective identities in urban spaces. Festive events offer a mode of expression for people who are excluded from official positions as decision makers, e.g. the summer feasts and the recent carnival in Paris.

Panel W037
Investigating the city spectacle in a globalising world