Keyword: Commemoration

Anima Loci Sarah Gray Plural, political, packaged: how West African monuments forced a reckoning with the past

Plural, political, packaged: how West African monuments forced a reckoning with the past

, 15 September 2019

In West Africa, mnemonic landscapes have been affected by various political and economic inputs, which in many cases have packaged history into a tourist attraction. The monument becomes the locus of a superimposition of local and global narratives. In this comparative field-research of historic and commemorative sites within the area, Sarah… Read more »

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