• Tatjana Marković


The second issue of the journal TheMA is dedicated to the formation of cultural memory through theatre, music and arts in south-eastern Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, over a wide geographical and chronological context. The papers consider the process of memory building both within the region and on the region. Along with the centres of our chosen perspective Belgrade, Ljubljana, Zagreb, as well as Sarajevo the focus is broadened to include the imperial spaces among which the given societies constructed their national identities: the Austro-Hungarian Empire, that is, the Austrian Empire, the Kingdom of Hungary, then the Ottoman Empire, the Kingdom of Italy and its predecessors, the Kingdom of Prussia; even Great Britain was fascinated by entangled with Balkan history.