The Destruction of the Monument to Humanity: Historical Conflict and Monumentalization

  title={The Destruction of the Monument to Humanity: Historical Conflict and Monumentalization},
  author={E. İpek {\"O}zbek},
  journal={International Public History},
  • E. Özbek
  • Published 1 October 2018
  • Sociology
  • International Public History
Abstract The destruction of the Monument to Humanity caused a heated debate in Turkey about the relationship between political power and artistic freedom. However, parties in this debate failed, to a great extent, to address the genocidal past the monument had evoked, let alone to take responsibility for the denial of that past in Turkey. 

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