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Prof. Susan Ross

Associate professor
Carleton University

Sessions auxquelles Prof. Susan Ross assiste

Mardi 30 Août, 2022

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

Mercredi 31 Août, 2022

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 heure 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...

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