“Infrastructure of Tolerance,” Lecture by Simon Goldhill

Published: October 12th, 2019

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The Mellon Intersections Group on Imagineering the Technosphere, Department of Classics, and the Center for Greek Studies would like to invite you to join them for​ two lectures with Prof. Simon Goldhill from the University of Cambridge.

The Infrastructure of Tolerance with Simon Goldhill

TFriday, October 18, 4pm, Smathers Library 100 This lecture examines how we might understand the relationship between urban infrastructures, and the logics of exclusion and inclusion around which the category of citizenship is understood and cultural identities are formed. It looks in particular at the role of city planners and some past urban planning projects that had the effect of brutalizing social life in urban areas. In studying these examples, we can see how the politics of fear play a major role in the shaping of urban atmosphere.



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