Past Event

Monuments and Public Space in Mutual Transformation

November 12, 2021
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Reid Hall, 4 rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris

AgorAkademi presents an international seminar on "Monuments and Public Spaces in Mutual Transformation."

RSVP: [email protected]

Health pass required; places limited


9:00 a.m. Welcome Coffee

9:30 a.m. Nilüfer Göle, How to Make Monuments Speak Back to Us?

10:00 a.m. Vladimir Yavachev, l’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped, Christo et Jeanne - Claude Artwork.

Discussion with Carol Gluck

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Boyan Znepolski, Preserving or Destroying Monuments: The Case of  “1300 years Bulgaria”

Ina Belcheva, Heritage, Memory, and Art Politics in Post-socialist Bulgaria: Platform “Mausoleum”

12:30 p.m. Lunch Break

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Maté Csanda, Reactionary Remodeling Public Space: the Kossuth Square in Budapest

Nazli Temir, Renovation of Armenian Monuments and Multiple Identities

3:30 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. –  5:30 p.m. Nilüfer Göle, Reconversion of Hagia Sophia and Compromised Legacies

Niko Angell-Gargiulo, Aesthetic Transformations of Hagia Sophia

Daniel Gamper, Monuments, Absence,and Memory in Contemporary Barcelona

5:30 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Loren Wolfe, Mechtild Widrich, Pablo

Ouziel, Cosima Crawford