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1 Hermeneutic Encounterns and the EUs Communication Strategy: Citizenship and the European Narrative Hannes Hansen-Magnusson

2 Problem: Multiple deficits Deficient citizenship practice: –Entitlement to rights –Access to rights –Legal identity –Belonging Euroscepticism: –Loss of identity –Loss of status Effect: -Declining order? -Long-term viability threatened? Citizenship practice: a problem of understanding

3 Constructivism Critical Constructivism –Meaning intersubjectively generated –Communication as process –Subject positions -legal & cultural validity (dual quality) -Different types of norms -Contestation

4 Hermeneutics Hans-Georg Gadamer: Normative order as a continuous process of understanding – fusion of horizons – unsurpassable resource of Being, subject position –Prejudice: resource for understanding, facilitates rhetoric Subjective meaning A 1 understanding B 1 Meaning-in-use: transposition into speech or writing A 2 (symbolic coding) Meaning-in-use: transposition into speech/writing/ meaningful action B 2 (symbolic coding) message Ill. 1: Normative order as emerging from an interactive process of understanding

5 Attentional plainFocus Interaction Positioning of roles represented in the text/speech; constellation of roles towards each other; characteristic features Syntax Grammatical features that present the object via recourse of selected linguistic rules, thereby creating mental representations of the object while excluding alternatives Semantics Lexic of text/speech: vocabulary and type of language that structures mental representations Narrative gestalt Reoccurring patterns of the text; rhetorical strategy or plot Central MotifRules of Framing Concise terminology that encompasses repeatedly occurring argumentative structures, positionings, models, etc. Contain rules of discourse: what can be expressed and how, which alternatives are foreclosed? Understanding-in-use

6 Interaction -Triangular relation between Commission, Member States & Citizens -Commission: knowledgeable, need for immediate experience -Citizens hindered by insufficient capacity Syntax -Simplicity & clarity -Address all walks of life Semantics -Citizens as humanized entity: ontologizing citizenship -Empathic Commission, saviour -Managerial rhetoric Narrative gestalt -immediate experience needed – closing the gap -Citizenship deficit manageable (curable) Central MotifRules of Framing Spectre of EnlightenmentFunctionality & rationality Some preliminary findings


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