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Prof. Claudine Déom

Associate Professor
University of Montreal
Participates in 1 Session

Claudine Déom is an Associate Professor at Université de Montréal’s School of Architecture where she also heads the Masters program in Conservation of the Built Heritage.She  is currently pursuing research in history of architecture and heritage conservation with a focus on the process of attributing heritage values, specifically to public buildings in Montreal and Quebec.

Sessions in which Prof. Claudine Déom participates

Thursday 1 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Prof. Claudine Déom attends

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-wing populism. Drawing on studies of memory and heritage, I argue that right-wing populists have cornered the market on talking about the past of deindustrialised communities. They have successfully misrepresented this rich and complex history to fuel rage, resentment, fear and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, ‘the past’, and in particular the industr...