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The Past Under Erasure: History, Memory, and the Contemporary (Lecture)

September 21, 2012 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Prof. Geoff Eley will explore some particularities of history writing in the present in his lecture, “The Past Under Erasure: History, Memory, and the Contemporary.”Thematics include the meanings of the contemporary interest in memory, the different ways in which ideas about and images of the past circulate through the mass-mediated public sphere, the complexities of publicness and the public sphere, and the shifting boundaries between popular ideas of the past and changes in the discipline of history.

(Hosted by the NC German Seminar Series In conjunction with Davidson College, the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for European Studies, Dept. of History and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities)

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Date:
September 21, 2012
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Venue

Pleasant Room, Wilson Library
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