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Preserving and interpreting the Berlin Wall in a world of new walls

Professor Dr Axel Klausmeier will speak about his experiences of conserving this most interesting of modern city features.  The Berlin Wall is a grisly kind of designed landscape and, as German heritage specialists say, ‘uncomfortable heritage’.

Venue: The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ (by kind invitation of HES)

Cost: £6.00

Booking: via link to website www.spab.org.uk/whats-on/lectures/lecture-preserving-and-interpreting-berlin-wall-world-new-walls

The Berlin Wall Memorial a place of uncomfortable heritage and reconciliation

Professor Dr Axel Klausmeier will speak about his experiences of conserving this most interesting of modern city features. The Berlin Wall is a grisly kind of designed landscape and, as German heritage specialists say, ‘uncomfortable heritage’. How are these precious physical remains being treated? What stories are being told in a world of an ever-greater number of new walls? What does the Berlin Wall stand for today?

 
Venue: The Chapel Royal, Falkland Palace (by kind invitation of The National Trust for Scotland)

Cost: Free, donations welcome