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On the Sense and Senselessness of Cultural Boycotts

17 October 2020
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The cultural sphere (and not only) in Europe is also being impacted by isolationist and “cleansing” movements. Wherever social divides widen, sensitivities, emotions and fear take over, threatening artistic freedom and freedom of expression. With the internet, new norms, old violations and historical set-offs are intensifying, causing liberal values to lose in importance and validity. What is the effect of boycotts in the arts and culture sector, whom do they weaken, when are they legitimate and what possible diagnoses are there?

Cooperation Partner: Pen Deutschland


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