ARTICULATING HISTORY: architecture and memory

Friday, 09 February 2018, 18:00 to 19:00

OLS 17-18: Articulating History

Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

John Henry Brookes Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Details

Architect and designer Daniel Libeskind will give a talk as part of Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation – a Mellon-Sawyer international seminar series funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in memory of John E. Sawyer.

 

Questions explored in the series include:

 

■ What roles do cultural practices of commemoration play in the work of post-war reconstruction and reconciliation?

■ How does commemoration differ across cultures?

■ How can we do commemoration better?

 

Daniel Libeskind famously said, “To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.” Expect thought-provoking and challenging ideas.

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