Rethinking the Past

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International Conference Memory / Archive / Document – Arts and Architecture

This international conference aims to discuss on the cultural uses related to the problematics of memory, archive and document, privileging architecture and artistic practices, and favouring different geographical and methodological approaches. 

The conference will begin at 11:00, with the welcome session by Penelope Curtis, director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.

Speakers: Andreas Huyssen (Columbia University), Ernst Van Alphen (Leiden University).

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This lecture takes place in the context of the exhibition Art and Architecture between Lisbon and Baghdad.

Organisers: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, CFUL – Centre of Philosophy – University of Lisbon, CIC.Digital – Center for Research in Communication, information and digital culture and IHA – Instituto de História da Arte both from Nova University of Lisbon.

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