Thematicon, Bd. 16
The volume consists of nine contributions. Thomas Lundén investigates religious symbols that serve often as landscape markers. Jouni Häkli tests de-bordering and re-bordering on the example of the symbolic meanings of the Pa Gränsen - Rajalla project in the border towns of Haparanda and Tornio. Jaroslaw Janczak researches different forms of cross-border government in Central European border twin towns. Heino Nyyssönen investigates national policy in Hungary. Beata Przybylska-Maszner describes Lampedusa island as a symbol of the 2011 border crisis in the European Union. Dorte Andersen, Anna Gawlewicz and Carsten Yndigegn research two cases of external EU borders: Slovenian-Croatian and Polish-Ukrainian. Felix Münch analyses focal points of collective memories that are sites of memory. Adam Szymanski raises the question of Europe's boundaries in the process of European integration. Finally Krzysztof Senger applies an economic development perspective to cross-border cooperation and looks for methods to evaluate its outcomes.