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Peace Building in Mid-Town Manhattan: The UN’s Architecture and Art collection as a Way of Exploring its Early Understandings of Peace (1945 to 1952)

Peace Building in Mid-Town Manhattan: The UN’s Architecture and Art collection as a Way of Exploring its Early Understandings of Peace (1945 to 1952)

Series Name Peace talks
Speaker Dr Isobel Roele (Queen Mary University of London)
Type Lectures & Talks
When 27 Feb 2019, 04:15PM - 06:45PM
Venue L66 Fielding Johnson Building
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
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'A modernist masterpiece of design, the UN was – and is – a loud statement of intent'. This paper sets out to decipher that statement. What ideas of peace, order and security emerge if we read the UN as the product of aesthetic design – rather than legal and political institution-building?

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