Tag: memory

Fixing a Nation’s Plumbing II: What We Choose to Ignore

by Vikas Lakhani This is the second post about India’s National River Linking Project. Read the first part here. As has been clear in the previous post, I see several fundamental objections to the NRLP. First and foremost, environmentalists have rightly raised serious concerns…

Sites of Remembering: Landscapes – Lessons – Policies

By Eveline de Smalen On 27 and 28 April, the Rachel Carson Center hosted Sites of Remembering: Landscapes – Lessons – Policies. This workshop was born of a desire to enable research in the humanities and social sciences to speak to policy and to…

Sensing Latency: Ruins as Sites of Imagination

Post by Diana Limbach Lempel There are two abandoned houses in my neighborhood. I walk by one most days, a small four-family with asphalt shingles slowly littering the ground around its foundation. The sides are a greenish color that I think comes from moss….