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Tuesday, May 17 • 16:00 - 16:45
Debate about Popular Uses of the Past FULL

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The Postwar Cities conference closes with a debate amongst four international speakers: dr. Berber Bevernage (Ghent University), prof. dr. Mario Carretero (AU Madrid), prof. dr. Maria Grever (EUR) and prof. dr. Kaat Wils (KU Leuven). Under guidance of Paul van der Laar (EUR/Museum Rotterdam) they will reflect on the topics brought upon during the different sessions and relate them to current developments in popular representations and uses of modern war heritage.


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Paul van de Laar

Professor of urban history, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Paul van de Laar is urban historian. He is general director of Museum Rotterdam and professor of urban history at the Erasmus University.

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Berber Bevernage

Assistant Professor, Ghent University
Berber Bevernage is Assistant Professor at Ghent University. His research focuses on the dissemination, attestation and contestation of historical discourse in post-conflict situations. He has published in journals such as History and Theory, Memory Studies, Social History and History... Read More →
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Mario Carretero

Professor of Cognitive Psychology, Autónoma University
Mario Carretero is Professor at Autonoma University of Madrid, where he was Dean of the Faculty of Psychology, and Researcher of FLACSO (Argentina), where he coordinates the Master Program on “Cognitive Psychology and Learning”. He has carried out an extensive research about... Read More →
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Maria Grever

Professor of Theory and Methodology of History and Director Center for Historical Culture, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Maria Grever is professor of Theory and Methodology of History, and founder and director of the Center for Historical Culture at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The CHC initiates, coordinates and produces academic research on historical culture. Her main research interests are historical... Read More →

Karel van Nieuwenhuyse

assistant professor and head of the Specific History Teacher Training Pogramme, University of Leuven
Karel Van Nieuwenhuyse is assistant professor in History Didactics, in the Faculty of Arts, University of Leuven, Belgium. His main research interests are the position of the present in history education, remembrance education, the use of historical sources and historical film in... Read More →

Tuesday May 17, 2016 16:00 - 16:45
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