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Title: Memory travels : death, belonging and architecture
Author: Jassal, Lakhbir
Degree Master of Arts - MA
Program Asia Pacific Policy Studies
Copyright Date: 2008
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2008-08-26
Subject Keywords Memory; Death; Belonging; Architecture; Urban space Britain; Multiculturalism; Religion
Abstract: This thesis examines the tension and cooperation between politics of conformity and difference that are embedded in urban spaces, such as burials and mosques in Britain and beyond. It examines the social, political and cultural ideologies and complexities of the historical past and present by focusing on death, belonging and architecture. It will show that the past has become re-imagined and embedded into the postcolonial concrete present. Thereby, carving out new national traditions and memories that travel through time and space. The study suggests that urban space, although often ignored is important not only for our everyday consciousness and social realities, but is pivotal to examine and study especially in relation to national policies, such as “multiculturalism”.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/1506

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