The Guantánamo Public Memory Project was launched in June 2009 by the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. As of September 1, 2011, the Project is being coordinated by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, steered by a leadership committee of partners including the International Coalition. For more information on the Project, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
On April 28 and 29, 2011, over 100 historians, artists, archivists, activists, and others came together to discuss and debate building a public memory around the US naval station at Guantánamo Bay. They explored the site’s long history and why …Posted in Guantánamo Public Memory Project
April 28-29, 2011 UPDATED AGENDA AVAILABLE HERE (PDF). “Remembering Guantánamo” will bring together historians, advocates, museum professionals, and others to explore Guantánamo Bay as a “state of exception” in American politics and political culture and imagine strategies for building public …Posted in Guantánamo Public Memory Project