Fall of the Berlin Wall Campus Weeks 2014 - Lecture Series Presents: Ralph Jessen
220 Eggers Hall
Join us for a University-wide commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
"Commemorating a Revolution: Public Memory and National Identity in Germany after 1989"
Dr. Jessen will discuss how East and West
Germans commemorated the events of 1989 during the past decades and what impact
competing narratives and symbols have on the national culture of remembrance.
Check out the website at: berlinwall.25.syr.edu
the calendar for additional lectures as well as film showings and a digital
story contest. Join your fellow students on October 20th to erect a
symbolic replica of the Berlin Wall outside Maxwell Hall and celebrate the fall of the wall on October 25th.
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