Space and the Memories of Violence

Landscapes of Erasure, Disappearance and Exception

  • Estela Schindel
  • Pamela Colombo

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: The Multi-Layered Memories of Space

    1. Pamela Colombo, Estela Schindel
      Pages 1-17
  3. Spatial Inscriptions of Annihilation

  4. The Representation of Violence: Spatial Strategies

  5. Haunted Spaces, Irrupting Memories

  6. Spaces of Exception, Power and Resistance

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 254-265

About this book


Authors from a variety of disciplines dealing with diverse historical cases engage with the spatial deployment of violence and the possibilities for memory and resistance in contexts of state sponsored violence, enforced disappearances and regimes of exception. Contributors include Aleida Assmann, Jay Winter and David Harvey.


Space Memory Enforced Disappearances Violence Exception Framing memory violence

Authors and affiliations

  • Estela Schindel
    • 1
  • Pamela Colombo
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität KonstanzGermany
  2. 2.École des Hautes Études en Sciences SocialesFrance

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