Tag forgetting

Petrova Gora Monument: From Utopia to Dystopia (Podcast Episode 34)

The Monument to the Uprising of the People of Kordun and Banija at Petrova Gora, or Peter’s Mountain, in central Croatia, belongs to the most notorious derelict Yugoslav-era monuments.

12,000 Monuments (and Nothin’ on Map) – Vladana Putnik Prica (Podcast Episode 8)

Art historian Vladana Putnik Prica of the University of Belgrade discusses inappropriate monuments, foreigners’ interest and generational differences in locals’ perception of spomeniks, and nostalgic songs.

In Praise of Forgetting

Rieff, David. In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.

The Collective Memory Reader

Olick, Jeffrey, Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi, and Daniel Levy, eds. The Collective Memory Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

The Ministry of Pain

Ugrešić, Dubravka. The Ministry of Pain. Translated by Michael Henry Helm. New York: HarperCollins, 2005.

The Spirit of Mourning

Connerton, Paul. The Spirit of Mourning: History, Memory and the Body. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

“The struggle of man…”

The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.

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