Thurs 18 May 6-7.30pm, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, 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

This symposium is organised by the ASSC as part of Birkbeck’s Arts Week. It is free of charge and all are welcome.  Please book here.