Reshaping the Past - Cristoforo Colombo

Nov 07, 2017 519

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free

This is the first of two talks -the second will take place in December and will be dedicated to "Memory, Monuments and Community"- on the political use of history. The animated discussion that in recent times has taken place about both the figure of Colombo and the presence of monuments dedicated to the representatives of the Confederates in the south of the United States has been developing in an unsatisfactory manner, comprised of immovable defenses and attacks without historical content.

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