Lecture SeriesNew Lecture Series “Commoning”

The project Heritage as Placemaking: The Politics of Solidarity and Erasure in South Asia introduces a lecture series titled “Commoning” this summer term 2024. The series explores intersections of commoning and the commons with heritage-making and placemaking in three Zoom lectures open the public, and is curated by Christiane Brosius and Monica Mottin.

The politics of queer heritage-making in Indonesia: Outcomes, challenges, and alternatives

Monday, June 3: Dr. Wikke Jansen (Assistant Professor, Visual and Media Anthropology, Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies)
12:00 UK, 13:00 Germany, 16:30 India, 16:45 Nepal

Fighting for streets and ponds: Everyday heritage in times of urban transformation

Thursday, June 20: Sabina Tundakar (Conservation Architect/Urban Designer, Kathmandu)
10:00 UK, 11:00 Germany, 14:30 India, 14:45 Nepal
Jointly presented with the class “Heritage in Action” by Christiane Brosius

Newa women as public pedagogues fostering gender-inclusive placemaking in music heritage: A case study of Taḥnani Dāphā Khalah

Monday, July 1: Pushpa Palanchoke (Ethnomusicologist and Researcher, Kathmandu)
12:00 UK, 13:00 Germany, 16:30 India, 16:45 Nepal