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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 ...

                                               

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 ...

                                               

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 ...

                                               

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

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 ...

                                               

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 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 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.

                                               

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.

                                               

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 ...

                                               

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 ...

                                               

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

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 ...

                                               

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 ...