ostalgia

ostalgia

(os-tal'je-a) [Gr. osteon, bone, + algos, pain]
Pain in a bone.
Synonym: osteodynia
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/n ostalgia A Girl Guide Diamond Jubilee event at Riverside Park, Elland, in 2012 Cubs, Brownies, Scouts and Guides took part in a 10-mile walk from Meltham to Holme to raise cash for their headquarters in 1986.
Muhlbach adds that the Kremlin leader's very obvious return to favour also comes from the "wave of 'Ostalgia' that is sweeping across eastern Germany," as resentment towards the federal government in Berlin grows, the nationalist movement Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) rises, and doubts about the political choices of the federal government increase.
Its major clinical symptoms include acute high fever, headache, generalized myalgia, ostalgia and arthralgia, rash, hemorrhagic tendency, and low white blood cell count [1].
That show's premise was that the artistic strategies of "ostalgia" and avant-garde nostalgia have been exhausted, with artists now seeking refuge in the so-called plastic arts: folk art, crafts, academicism, metalwork, ceramics, and textiles.
foi o trabalho de diretores "wessie" que tentavam imaginar e empacotar ostalgia de seus concidadaos extramuros.
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in the case of ddr the nostalgia turns into ostalgia (longing for the east).
Current analyses of nostalgia in the Central and Eastern European context, including the former German Democratic Republic, suggest that while nostalgic behavior has for the most part been used as a harmless form of distancing that helps restore a lost sense of identity--as in the case of East German "ostalgia" represented by the revival or celebration of a number of old East German products and linguistic terms, as well as in the case of immigrant or rural communities from Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (18)--can also be particularly harmful by providing fertile ground for extreme nationalist and racist movements that seek to present the past in an overly positive light, offering it as a possible alternative to what people are experiencing today.
The universities (as institutions responsable with the qualified expertise) proved to be unable to produce (in efficient doses) the collective antidote which would cure not only the "ostalgia" (8), but also the faulty or damaging intellectual skills reactivated publicly by the insatisfaction of the rich and plenty generation of engineers and specialists without destiny.
I will argue that these films, despite their sympathetic, even compassionate attitude towards their main characters reject the ostalgia expressed in, for instance, Wolfgang Becker's Goodbye Lenin (similarly centered on a death: that of the protagonist's mother, whose life is definitely anchored in the communist past).