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Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory
Present pasts - media, politics, amnesia Monumental seduction - Christo in Berlin The voids of Berlin After the war - Berlin as palimpsest Fear of mice - the Times Square redevelopment Memory sitesExpand
Twilight Memories: Marking Time in a Culture of Amnesia
In this new collection of essays on memory and amnesia in the postmodern world, cultural critic Andreas Huyssen considers how nationalism, literature, art, politics, and the media are obsessed withExpand
Present Pasts: Media, Politics, Amnesia
ne of the most surprising cultural and political phenomena of recent years has been the emergence of memory as a key concern in Western societies, a turning toward the past that stands in starkExpand
The Voids of Berlin
Eight years after the fall of the wall, seven years after the unification of East and West Germany, and just a couple of years before the final transfer of the national government from Bonn toExpand
After the great divide : modernism, mass culture, postmodernism
"One of the most comprehensive and intelligent postmodern critics of art and literature, Huyssen collects here a series of his essays on pomo... " Village Voice Literary Supplement..". his workExpand
International Human Rights and the Politics of Memory: Limits and Challenges
Human rights as a transnational social movement, and memory dis courses in many different parts of the world, first emerged in the 1970s, gained steam in the 1980s, and together reached inflationaryExpand
Further Thoughts on Helke Sander's Project
Annette Michelson: We are here to discuss a work by the important German feminist filmmaker Helke Sander. Although this film won the Nestor Almendros Prize at the Human Rights Film Festival of 1993Expand