Meeting RNW Theory of History: “Controversial Monuments and the Changing of Mnemonic Regimes”

Friday 8 Dec 2023, 15:00 - 17:00
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Belle van Zuylenzaal (Academiegebouw), Utrecht

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You are cordially invited to visit the meeting “Controversial Monuments and the Changing of Mnemonic Regimes” on Friday 8 December from 15:00 – 17:00 at the Belle van Zuylenzaal (Academiegebouw), Utrecht. The event is organised by the Research Network Theory of History. Speakers are Maria Grever (NL-LAB and professor emeritus at ESHCC) and Ann Rigney (Utrecht University).

Both speakers are member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and participated in the KNAW-committee “Controversial Monuments”.  On October 23, 2023, the committee presented the report “Wankele sokkels. Omstreden monumenten in de openbare ruimte (Unstable Pedestals. Contested Monuments in Public Spaces)”. See for the report and other information the KNAW website and the website with English summary.

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