Symposium: Landscape and Power.
Thursday 18th May 2017, 6-7.30pm, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD, room B03
This event brings together three speakers to share their research on the relationships between landscape, power, territory and memory at three distinct moments: colonial India, Nazi Germany, and contemporary USA/Norway.
Swati Chattopadhyay, University of California Santa Barbara (Birkbeck Institute of Humanities Visiting Fellow). Territorial Expansion and the Making of an Affective Landscape in British Colonial India.
David Haney, University of Kent. The Nazi Cultural Landscape: Strengthening Territory through “Earth-Rooted” Monuments.
Joel McKim, Birkbeck. Memorial Landscapes: Utøya and Freshkills Park.
More information and booking at the symposium webpage.