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Laughter during the war: Russian agression in Ukraine in political cartoons and memes

Modern wars differ from the classic ones in that they use not only military equipment and regular troops. Values, ideology, culture, symbols, media, humor are becoming weapons in the 21st century.
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Humor and Laughter in Wartimes – how to speak on it?

18.01.2024 Orest Semotiuk was the guest in Ukrainian House in Warsaw. His talk addressed the following questions: What is the discursive dimension of military conflicts? How is it related to the real one? How does humor function? What are its functions in wartime? The presentation and discussion on the role of culture in armed conflicts showed the real interest in such topics and the need of future research.

Hosts of the Event – Institute of Slavic Studies PAS and Ukrainian House (Warsaw)

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