Accepted Paper:

The image and the idea of Europe and the building of Romanian cultural identity  

Author:

Georgeta Marghescu (University Politechnica, Bucharest)

Paper short abstract:

During the last centuries the image attributed to Europe played a fundamental role in the process of building Romanian cultural identity. This paper explores the idea and the image of Europe reflected both in the writings of Romanian intellectuals and in Romanian folklore.

Paper long abstract:

During the last centuries the image attributed to Europe played a fundamental role in the process of building the Romanian cultural identity. This paper explores the idea and the image of Europe reflected both in the writings of Romanian intellectuals and in the Romanian folklore. We intend to investigate the role of the two sources in the building of the Romanian culture's identity.

Panel W064
The idea and the image of Europe in the world