Today’s Cold War Spaces lunchtime talk features a discussion on the fate of Communist monuments once they were “rendered obsolete” by the collapse of the Soviet Union. The speakers and Wende curators will explicate the obvious resonances with today’s conversation around not only Confederate monuments but more seemingly insidious dedications to, for example, slave-owning, colonialist, racist, misogynistic or genocidal institutional founders and historical figures in the U.S. Wednesday, July 22, noon-1pm;

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