A discussion with scholars and activists on the various issues surrounding the removal of public monuments across the globe in the wake of social justice uprisings in the United States. Part of the CGT's Rethinking the World series.
Outreach partners: Columbia School of the Arts, Columbia Global Centers, Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (ISHR); GSAPP Historic Preservation Program.
Part of Rethinking the World, a series exploring the challenges and opportunities in our global crises. Cross-disciplinary discussions with experts, activists, and students from around the world will focus on analysis and lived experience concerning issues of public health and the coronavirus, the global economy, education, racial/social justice, climate, migration, and more. For information on other events in the series, visit cgt.columbia.edu/events/rethinking-the-world/
Marie-Louise Jansen, Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation
Zeynep Çelik, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Shahid Vawda, University of Cape Town
Colin Wayne Leach, Barnard College, Columbia University
Dr. Vishakha N. Desai, Chair of the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University
With commentary from:
Ravina Aggarwal, Columbia Global Centers
Harriet F. Senie, City College, CUNY