SPIN’s flagship project is the Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism in Europe (ERNiE) It is available online as a web resource and forthcoming as a book.
The web resource is at http://ernie.uva.nl.
The book is now in production with Amsterdam University Press and will be published in early 2018.
ERNiE contains analytical articles on themes and persons, as well as historical documentation (Letters, Writings, Images, Music etc.), tracing and visualizing the transnational rise of national culture-building in 19th-century Europe.These articles and materials cover manifestations of Romantic Nationalism in Europe during the long 19th century.
While European in focus, ERNiE’s coverage is as comprehensive as possible and firmly transnational: what ERNiE hopes to make visible is not only the great mass, social penetration and mobilizing agency of individual cultural actions, gestures and developments within different countries, but also their cross-national (as well as intermedial) connections and interrelations. ERNiE wishes to draw attention to culture not only as the intellectual and artistic ambitience which made nationalism, as an ideology, thinkable and attractive, but above all as the communicative medium which rendered a transnational diffusion of nationalism possible.
A brochure can be viewed/downloaded here.
An online user’s manual can be found here.