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Staiger, Uta

Memory Culture and the Contemporary City

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Uta Staiger, Henriette Steiner

Part I. Urban Memoirs

2. Monument and Melancholia
Victor Burgin

3. Sonnen-Insulaner: On a Berlin Island of Memory
Thomas Elsaesser

4. Arrivals and Departures: Travelling to the Airports of Berlin
Henrik Reeh

5. Global Building Sites — Between Past and Future
Daniel Libeskind

Part II. Conflict Zones

6. Spectral Ground in New Cities: Memorial Cartographies in Cape Town and Berlin
Karen E. Till, Julian Jonker

7. Designing the Biblical Present in Jerusalem’s ‘City of David’
Wendy Pullan, Maximilian Gwiazda

8. Historical Tourism: Reading Berlin’s Doubly Dictatorial Past
Mary Fulbrook

9. Sacralized Spaces and the Urban Remembrance of War
Janet Ward

10. Paradise for Provocation: Plotting Berlin’s Political Underground
Charity Scribner

Part III. Art Works

11. Architecture as Scenography, the Building Site as Stage
Stefanie Bürkle

12. Buenos Aires 2010: Memory Machines and Cybercities in Two Argentine Science Fiction Films
Geoffrey Kantaris

13. Perpetuated Transitions: Forms of Nightlife and the Buildings of Berlin in the Work of Isa Genzken and Wolfgang Tillmans
Philipp Ekardt

14. On the Road with mnemonic nonstop
Lucia Ruprecht, Martin Nachbar, Jochen Roller

Keywords: Social Sciences, Cultural Studies, Intellectual Studies, Building Types and Functions, Fine Arts, Film and Television Studies, Urbanism

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
252 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230246959
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36655-2

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