What unites Lenin, Karl Marx and Robert E. Lee? They all have memorials to them that are contested. In my fourth Ten Minute Talk I explore different types of memorials and how their interpretation can change over time.
St. Nicholas came early and brought me the first copies of Inventing Berlin. 😀 Taking…
At long last: Inventing Berlin is a reality! You can order the eBook or individual…
What is social constructionism and what does it have to do with urban development?
My newest book, Inventing Berlin, has successfully passed through the review process and the revisions have been accepted. That means it is on schedule to be released in time for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall! The hardcover and ebook versions will be released in Springer’s Urban Book series this fall.
My newest manuscript is off to the editors! Get a little preview here.
In this post, I unpack the concept of “heritage” in its ideological political use, and reflect Trump’s recent use of this term against the backdrop of the global political shifts of the last year.
In this post, I unpack the function of memorials in social, political, and spatial negotiations of identity, history, and power.