Famous Last Words - A Comparative Focus on Resignation Speeches to Trace Contemporary European Instability: The Cases of David Cameron and Matteo Renzi
Signorelli, V. 2019. Famous Last Words - A Comparative Focus on Resignation Speeches to Trace Contemporary European Instability: The Cases of David Cameron and Matteo Renzi. in: Desecrating Celebrity. Proceedings of the IV International Celebrity Studies Journal Conference Nuova Cultura.
In 2016, the governing coalitions of two European countries each held a public referendum which resulted in the resignation of their celebrity leader. The British Prime Minister David Cameron quit after the “Leave” campaign won the Brexit vote in June. A few months later, in December, the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned as well, following the negative outcome of the Italian Constitutional referendum. Several media platforms broadcast their speeches in real time, marking the political fall of both leaders, precipitating a transition in power in their respective democracies and threatening the stability of the European Union.
|Book title||Desecrating Celebrity. Proceedings of the IV International Celebrity Studies Journal Conference|
|Online||30 Nov 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||15 Apr 2021|
|Event||IV Celebrity Studies Journal Conference|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.4458/2719|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.nuovacultura.it/catalogo/desecrating-celebrity-proceedings-of-the-iv-international-celebrity-studies-journal-conference/|
|Copyright holder||© 2019 Edizioni Nuova Cultura|
|Book editor||Andò, R.|
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