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Lucas Monsaingeon

CY Cergy Paris University / ENSA Versailles / AAPP architects
Participates in 1 Session

Lucas Monsaingeon is currently a Phd student within the laboratories PLACES of CY Cergy Paris university, and LéaV of the National Architecture School of Versailles, on the evolving and living heritage of the Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin. He is actively engaged in the territory as an architect, partner and project director at Atelier d'Architecture Philippe Prost. In 2016, he was awarded the Richard Morris Hunt Prize for his study on American bridges preservation.

Sessions in which Lucas Monsaingeon participates

Sessions in which Lucas Monsaingeon 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...