Autori: Stefano Mustica Link Campus University (Italia), Alessandro Figus prof. PhD drHc International Institute of Management IMI-Nova (Moldavia) e Link Campus University (Italia)

Doi: 10.2478/gssfj-2018-0002

Titolo della rivista: Geopolitical, Social Security and Freedom Journal

Numero; Volume: vol. I

Contributo in rivista

Codice ISSN: 2587-3326

Anno di pubblicazione: 2018



“Ostalgie” is coming from a German word referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany, and not only. It is a new multipurpose and new expression related the German terms “Nostalgie” (nostalgia in Italian) and Ost (East). The collapse of Soviet Union and the Berlin Wall destruction, was the concept protected concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from ‘61 to ’89, It especially divided West and East European countries, the wall cut off West Berlin from almost all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989. Formally its demolition began on 13 June 1990 and finished in 1992 and coincides in some generation from the Warsaw Pact countries, legally the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation with the “Mutual Assistance” URSS of the birth of “ostalgie”, that it goes against with modern principle of multicultural society and globalisation of the world. Does the “ostalgie” refer to the USSR, is this compatible with multiculturalism? Is it compatible with that plurality of tending different cultures that coexists in mutual respect and which implies the preservation of their specific traits by rejecting any type of homologation or fusion in the dominant culture?

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