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What do we Remember? Monuments & the Public Realm


Date: Thursday 27 May 2021

Time: 18.30 – 20.00

Location: Online

A digital talk about how and why people and historical periods are memorialized. Among the speakers is Tanja Schult, associate professor of Art History at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.

Associate professor Tanha Schult, Department of Culture and Aestethics.

The talk is arranged by the Architechture Centre at the University of Bristol. The talk will explore monuments and memory in the public realm, and discuss the question: "When previously lionised figures have fallen from grace, should we remove, replace or reinterpret their legacy?". The invited experts are:

  • Tim Cole, Professor of Social History at the University of Bristol
  • Tanja Schult Associate Professor of Culture & Aesthetics at Stockholm University
  • Roger Griffith of Ujima Radio
  • Bee Rowlatt chair of the Mary Wolstonecraft Society

Go to the event webpage to book and join the talk on zoom

Find out more about Tanja Schult's research