The Changing Perception of the Other in Europe in Post Cold War Period


In this study, nationalism and the perception of 'the other' which are nowadays the most effective factors to the international system in the world, will be discussed. Before, during and after the Cold War the changing perception of 'the other' especially in Europe; and during the Cold War, the changing perception of threat from red to green will be evaluated. Nationalism, identity and 'the other' are the key concepts that we are going to deal with and how these concepts form the European identity will be discussed. Moreover, the new illegal immigration flow to Europe from North African and Arabic states and the results of illegal immigration will be discussed.

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Metin Aksoy, University of Selcuk, Turkey
Gulsah Koprulu, University of Selcuk, Turkey

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Conference: ECSS2015
Stream: Ethnicity

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