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Heritage Week

Heritage Week is an annual nationwide set of hundreds of events organized by the Heritage Council in Ireland. They are a celebration of Irelands culture, history, gardens, and architecture that gives visitors free access to landmarks that are eit ...

                                               

Liberatum

Liberatum is an international cultural diplomacy organisation, multimedia and cultural content company founded by Pablo Ganguli in 2001. It creates and presents multidisciplinary artistic platforms and promotes contemporary arts, film, media, lit ...

                                               

Medientage Munchen

The Medientage Munchen are held annually in Munich as a congress of the communications industry. An exhibition is organized and occurs at the same time. Every year in October, media entrepreneurs, media makers, and media politicians meet for thre ...

                                               

Museums + Heritage Show

The Museums + Heritage Show is an event in the museum and heritage sectors. The show is held annually and includes awards. In 2017, the show is held at Olympia West, London, England, during May.

                                               

Simple Life Festival

The Simple Life Festival is a cultural event held in Taiwan every two years. The festival is initially organized by two Taiwanese musicians: Jonathan Lee and Landy Chang since December, 2006. In the Simple Life Festival, its activities consist of ...

                                               

Stylenite

StyleNite is a cultural event organized by Berlins designer Michael Michalsky. It has evolved from Michalskys fashion shows and takes place twice a year during Berlin Fashion Week. Since January 2010 the event is officially titled StyleNite. The ...

                                               

Buda (folklore)

Buda, in Ethiopian folk religion, is the power of the evil eye and the ability to change into a hyena. Buda is generally believed to be a power held and wielded by those in a different social group, for example among the Beta Israel or metalworke ...

                                               

Evil eye

The evil eye is a curse or legend believed to be cast by a malevolent glare, usually given to a person when they are unaware. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause misfortune or injury, while others believe it to be a kind ...

                                               

Eye (Centaur Publications)

The Eye is a fictional comic book character created by Frank Thomas and published by Centaur Publications. The character had no origin story, and existed only as a giant, floating, disembodied eye, wreathed in a halo of golden light. This powerfu ...

                                               

Eye of Sauron

                                               

God's eye

A Gods eye is a spiritual and votive object made by weaving a design out of yarn upon a wooden cross. Often several colors are used. They are commonly found in Mexican and Mexican American communities, among both Indigenous and Catholic peoples. ...

                                               

386 Generation

The 386 Generation is the generation of South Koreans born in the 1960s who were very active politically as young adults, and instrumental in the democracy movement of the 1980s. The 386 Generation takes a critical view of the United States and a ...

                                               

1837 generation

The 1837 generation was an Argentine intellectual movement named after the date a literary hall with most of its members was established. Influenced by the new romantic ideas, they rejected the cultural Spanish heritage of the country. They did n ...

                                               

American-Born Confused Desi

American-Born Confused Desi is a term used to refer to South Asian Americans born or raised in the United States, in contrast to those who were born overseas and later settled in the USA.

                                               

Baby boomers

Baby boomers are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. The generation is most often defined as individuals born between 1946 and 1964, during the post–World War II baby boom. The baby boom has been des ...

                                               

Baby Busters

                                               

Beat Generation

The Beat Generation was a literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-war era. The bulk of their work was published and popularized throughout the 1950s. The central ...

                                               

Boomerang Generation

Boomerang Generation is a term applied in Western culture to young adults graduating high school and college in the 21st century. They are so named for the percentage of whom choose to share a home with their parents after previously living on th ...

                                               

Burnt Generation

In Iran, the Burnt Generation is the generation born between 1966 and 1990, having experienced the 1979 revolution, Iran–Iraq War, and political or social consequences of these as children and young adults. This generation resonates with Generati ...

                                               

Cavalier Generation

                                               

Cavalier Generation (Strauss-Howe Theory)

                                               

Children of the revolution (concept)

Children of the revolution is a concept associated with the generation growing up after revolutionary activity. It refers to the first generation of persons born after a revolution. The children of the revolution are a blank slate on which the va ...

                                               

Cusper

A cusper is a person born near the end of one generation and the beginning of another. People born in these circumstances tend to have a mix of characteristics common to their adjacent generations, but do not closely resemble those born in the mi ...

                                               

Digital native

The term digital native describes a person who has grown up in the digital age, rather than having acquired familiarity with digital systems as an adult, as a digital immigrant. Both terms were used as early as 1996 as part of the Declaration of ...

                                               

Digital Visitor and Resident

The Digital Visitor and Resident model provides a framework to depict how user preference and habit motivates engagement with technology and the web. V&R is commonly described as a continuum, with two modes of online engagement at either end, ...

                                               

Employment Ice Age

Employment Ice Age is a period and generations in Japan that refers to people who got used to unstable and temporary employment beginning in 1990 until at least 2010 that has particularly affected Gen X and impacted their financial well being, he ...

                                               

Future generations

Future generation or future generations are the generation or generations of people to come in the future, after the currently living generations of humans. The future generation is contrasted with past generations or generations past. The term s ...

                                               

G.I. Generation

                                               

G.I. Generation

The Greatest Generation, also known as the G.I. Generation and the World War II generation, is the demographic cohort following the Lost Generation and preceding the Silent Generation. The cohort is defined as individuals born between 1901 and 19 ...

                                               

Generation gap

A generation gap or generational gap is a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values. In todays usage, generation gap often refers to a perceived gap between younger people and their parents o ...

                                               

Gen X

                                               

Gen Y

                                               

Gen Z

                                               

Generation

A generation is "all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively." It can also be described as, "the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, during which children are born and grow up, become ...

                                               

Generation Alpha

                                               

Generation I (internet)

                                               

Generation Jones

Generation Jones is the social cohort of the latter half of the baby boomers to the first years of Generation X. The term was first coined by the cultural commentator Jonathan Pontell, who identified the cohort as those born from 1954 to 1965 in ...

                                               

Generation Lockdown

                                               

Generation text

Generation text is a term referring to those members of society who have grown up with cell phones from a young age. Furthermore, it can be applied to adolescents and teenagers who feel that they are unable to function without a cell phone.

                                               

Generation Y

                                               

Generationism

Generationism is the belief that a specific generation has inherent traits that make it inferior or superior to another generation. The term is usually applied to claims of superiority in the expressed values, valuations, lifestyles and general b ...

                                               

Generations in the workforce

The working environment has gone through a major transformation over the last decade, particularly in terms of population in the workforce. The three generations dominating the workforce in 2013 are Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y. Th ...

                                               

Generations of Chinese leadership

Since both the Communist Party of China and the Peoples Liberation Army promote according to seniority, it is possible to discern distinct generations of Chinese leadership. In official discourse, each group of leadership is identified with a dis ...

                                               

Gilded Generation (Strauss–Howe theory)

The Gilded Generation is the name given by sociologists to describe the generation of American people, born 1822–1842. It is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory. They came of age amid rising national tempers, torrenti ...

                                               

Golden generation

In sport, a golden generation or golden team is an exceptionally gifted group of players of similar age, whose achievements reach or are expected to reach a level of success beyond that which their team had previously achieved. Below is a list of ...

                                               

Gosei (Japanese diaspora)

Gosei is a Japanese diasporic term used in countries, particularly in North America and in Latin America, to specify the great-great-grandchildren of Japanese immigrants. The children of Issei are Nisei. Sansei are the third generation, and their ...

                                               

Gray ceiling

The gray ceiling is a business/societal phenomenon where the existing workforce of those born during the baby boom era prevents the slightly younger Generation Xers from advancing or being promoted at their jobs.

                                               

Homeland Generation

                                               

Homelander

                                               

Homelanders

                                               

Humanist Generation (Strauss-Howe Theory)

The Humanist Generation is the name given by sociologists to describe the generation of people, born 1461–1482. It is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory, which classified it under the Artist type. This generation rea ...

                                               

Husak's Children

Husaks Children is a term commonly used for a generation of people born in Czechoslovakia during the baby boom which started in the early 1970s, during the period of "normalization". The generation was named after the President and a long-term Co ...

                                               

IGen

                                               

Immigrant generations

The term first-generation immigrant refers to the very first immigrants or to the children of such an immigrant. The term second-generation consequently may refer to either the children or the grandchildren of such an immigrant. The terms are use ...

                                               

Interbellum Generation

Interbellum Generation is a term that is sometimes used to denote persons born in the United States during the first decade of the 20th century, often expressed specifically as the years 1901 to 1913. The name comes from the fact that those born ...

                                               

Intergenerational equity

Intergenerational equity in economic, psychological, and sociological contexts, is the concept or idea of fairness or justice between generations. The concept can be applied to fairness in dynamics between children, youth, adults and seniors, in ...

                                               

Intergenerationality

Intergenerationality is interaction between members of different generations. Sociologists study many intergenerational issues, including equity, conflict, and mobility.

                                               

Issei

Issei is a Japanese-language term used by ethnic Japanese in countries in North America and South America to specify the Japanese people who were the first generation to immigrate there. Issei are born in Japan; their children born in the new cou ...

                                               

Liberty Generation

The Liberty Generation is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory that describes the generation of people who were born from approximately 1724–1741. According to the authors, notable members include King George III, Czar ...

                                               

Lost Generation

The Lost Generation is the generation that came of age during World War I. "Lost" in this context also means "disoriented, wandering, directionless" - a recognition that there was great confusion and aimlessness among the wars survivors in the ea ...

                                               

Mass shooting generation

                                               

Me generation

The "Me" generation in the United States is a term referring to the baby boomer generation and the self-involved qualities that some people associate with it. The 1970s were dubbed the "Me decade" by writer Tom Wolfe; Christopher Lasch was anothe ...

                                               

Millennial Generation

                                               

Millennial Generation

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are the demographic cohort following Generation X and preceding Generation Z. Researchers and popular media use the early 1980s as starting birth years and the mid-1990s to early 2000s as ending birth year ...

                                               

Missionary Generation

The Missionary Generation was the name given by sociologists to describe the generation of people born in the United States in a 22 year period from 1860 to 1882. It is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory.

                                               

MTV Generation

The MTV Generation refers to the adolescents and young adults of the 1980s and early-mid 1990s, a time when many were influenced by MTV television channel, which launched in 1981. The term is not to be confused with Generation X, most of whom rea ...

                                               

N-po generation

N-po generation (Hangul: N포세대; Hanja: N抛世代; RR: N-posedae, "Numerous giving-up generation" is a new term for the generation of people who gave up numerous things in South Korea. It first began as the word Sampo generation and expanded to th ...

                                               

New Silent Generation

                                               

Nisei

Nisei is a Japanese language term used in countries in North America and South America to specify the ethnically Japanese children born in the new country to Japanese-born immigrants. The Nisei are considered the second generation, and the grandc ...

                                               

OK Boomer

OK Boomer is a catchphrase and meme that gained popularity among young people in late 2019 and 2020, used to dismiss or mock attitudes stereotypically attributed to the baby boomer generation. The phrase first drew widespread attention in a 2019 ...

                                               

The Pope's Children

The Popes Children: Irelands New Elite is a book by journalist and economist David McWilliams. In his book McWilliams describes the effects that the Celtic Tiger and the property boom have had on Ireland, resulting in the rise of a new bourgeoisi ...

                                               

Post-80s

The Post-80 is a colloquial term which refers to the generation, especially in urban cities, whose members were born between 1980 and 1989 in Mainland China after the introduction of the one-child policy and the Post-80s is a reference to the Gen ...

                                               

Post-90s

The Post-90s generation is a generation in China, especially in urban areas, generally considered to be born between 1990 and 1999 though sometimes considered to start with those born in fall 1989. They are the second generation of Chinese people ...

                                               

Progressive Generation

                                               

The ReGeneration

The Regeneration refers to people of all ages who share a common interest in renewable resources, recycling and other means of sustaining the earths natural environment. Social networks are enabling members of "The Regeneration” to interact and s ...

                                               

Reprisal Generation

The Reprisal Generation is the name given by sociologists to describe the generation of people, born 1512–1540. It is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory. ”They spent his childhood amid religious frenzy and a widespre ...

                                               

Republican Generation

The Republican Generation is an identified generational cohort within the Strauss Howe generational theory, born between 1742 and 1766. This generation is known for participating in several global revolutionary movements in the era of the revolut ...

                                               

Revolutionary generation

A revolutionary generation is a generation of people for whom a revolution was a major event or influence in their lives. Such revolutions are usually associated with particular nations.

                                               

Sandwich generation

The Sandwich Generation is a generation of people who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children. According to the Pew Research Center, just over one of every eight Americans aged 40 to 70 is both raising a child and caring ...

                                               

Sansei

Sansei is a Japanese and North American English term used in parts of the world such as South America and North America to specify the children of children born to ethnic Japanese in a new country of residence. The nisei are considered the second ...

                                               

Satori generation

Satori generation is a Japanese language neologism used to describe young Japanese who have seemingly achieved the Buddhist enlightened state free from material desires but who have in reality given up ambition and hope due to macro-economic tren ...

                                               

Silent Generation

The Silent Generation is the demographic cohort following the Greatest Generation and preceding the baby boomers. The cohort is defined as individuals born between 1928 and 1945. The name was originally applied to people in the United States and ...

                                               

Sixtiers

The Sixtiers were representatives of а new generation of the Soviet Intelligentsia, most of whom were born between 1925 and 1945, and entered the culture and politics of the USSR during the late 1950s and 1960s - after the Khrushchev Thaw. Their ...

                                               

Progressive Generation

The Strauss–Howe generational theory, also known as the Fourth Turning theory or simply the Fourth Turning, which was created by authors William Strauss and Neil Howe, describes a theorized recurring generation cycle in American history. Accordin ...

                                               

Strawberry generation

Strawberry generation is a Chinese-language neologism for Taiwanese people born between 1981 and 1991 who "bruise easily" like strawberries – meaning they cannot withstand social pressure or work hard like their parents generation; the term refer ...

                                               

Theory of generations

Theory of generations is a theory posed by Karl Mannheim in his 1928 essay, "Das Problem der Generationen," and translated into English in 1952 as "The Problem of Generations." This essay has been described as "the most systematic and fully devel ...

                                               

Transgenerational trauma

Transgenerational trauma, or intergenerational trauma is a psychological theory which suggests that trauma can be transferred in between generations. After a first generation of survivors experiences trauma, they are able to transfer their trauma ...

                                               

Gen X

Generation X is the demographic cohort following the baby boomers and preceding the Millennials. Researchers and popular media typically use birth years around 1965 to 1980 to define Generation Xers, although some sources use birth years beginnin ...

                                               

Xennials

Xennials are the micro-generation of people on the cusp of the Generation X and Millennial demographic cohorts, typically born in the late 1970s to early 1980s. Xennials are described as having had an analog childhood and a digital adulthood. In ...

                                               

Yonsei (Japanese diaspora)

Yonsei is a Japanese diasporic term used in countries, particularly in North America and in Latin America, to specify the great-grandchildren of Japanese immigrants. The children of Issei are Nisei. Sansei are the third generation, and their offs ...

                                               

New Silent Generation

Generation Z, or Gen Z for short, is the demographic cohort succeeding the Millennials. Demographers and researchers typically use the mid- to late-1990s as starting birth years, while consensus has not been reached on the ending birth years. Chi ...

                                               

Cultural history

Cultural history combines the approaches of anthropology and history to look at popular cultural traditions and cultural interpretations of historical experience. It examines the records and narrative descriptions of past matter, encompassing the ...

                                               

Ancient aesthetics

Aesthetics is defined as the perception of art, design or beauty. Aesthetics is derived from the Greek word aisthetikos" defined as a perception of the senses. In aesthetics, there is a process of individual analysis, perception and imagination. ...

                                               

Captivity (animal)

Animals that are held by humans and prevented from escaping are said to be in captivity. The term is usually applied to wild animals that are held in confinement, but may also be used generally to describe the keeping of domesticated animals such ...

                                               

History of the chair

Chairs are known from Ancient Egypt and have been widespread in the Western world from the Greeks and Romans onwards. They were in common use in China from the twelfth century, and were used by the Aztecs. Surviving examples of chairs from mediev ...

                                               

Commemorative plaque

A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, or in other places referred to as a historical marker or historic plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and ...

                                               

Concepts of magic per society

The ancient Mesopotamians believed that magic was the only viable defense against demons, ghosts, and evil sorcerers. To defend themselves against the spirits of those they had wronged, they would leave offerings known as kispu in the persons tom ...

                                               

Conservation and restoration of insect specimens

The conservation and restoration of insect specimens is the process of caring for and preserving insects as a part of a collection. Conservation concerns begin at collection and continue through preparation, storage, examination, documentation, r ...

                                               

Cultural and Social History

Cultural and Social History is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering cultural and social history published by Bloomsbury Journals 5 times a year on behalf of the Social History Society. It was established in 2004.

                                               

Cultural icon

A cultural icon is an artifact that is identified by members of a culture as representative of that culture. The process of identification is subjective, and "icons" are judged by the extent to which they can be seen as an authentic proxy of that ...

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