Armin Nassehi

Professor of Sociology
University of Munich, Germany
Photograph by Hans-Günther Kaufmann
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

Permanent Reflection and Inclusion Boosts. The Heritage of the Generation of 1968

2018, issue 42, Armin Nassehi: What do we mean, when we speak of “1968”? At first sight it is the year between 1967 and 1969, but in the public self-description of Western society “1968” is a cipher for a respective change in society after World War II in the U.S., in Western Europe, in Japan, not to forget the ČSSR. Especially in Germany, the student protest movement from the summer of 1967 until 1969 is something we can call a very important marker of public memory.

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