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Introduction

  • Anita BakshiEmail author
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Cultural Heritage and Conflict book series (PSCHC)

Abstract

Introduction, provides an overview of the argument and structure of the book. The relationship between memory and forgetting is discussed alongside current debates about the relationship between memory and history. This chapter then provides an overview of recent scholarship that deals with place and memory, especially in the context of contested sites and histories. I describe my fieldwork and the visual research methodologies employed to research Nicosia, the divided capital of Cyprus. I describe the two main sites that are investigated in the work in relation to the history of the Cyprus Conflict: Nicosia’s walled city and the Buffer Zone that divides it.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Landscape ArchitectureRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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