HiFi #9: Unjust History

Ryan Rowberry discusses highlights from the November 2015 PastForward conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Much of the conversation focuses on how historic places can be used to catalyze difficult, but necessary, conversations about past atrocities and ultimately achieve reconciliation. Ryan is a law professor at Georgia State University College of Law and he helps direct the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth.

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Show Notes:

Read Ryan's bio

PastForward Conference

Watch Bryan Stevenson's talk from the preservationVOICES TrustLive

The Equal Justice Initiative

Learn about the Supreme Court Fellows Program

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International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

Why is Cecil Rhodes such a controversial figure?

Reconsidering monuments to heroes of the Confederacy

Honors for Confederates, for Thousands of Miles

Georgia's Stone Mountain to be to be topped by MLK tribute

South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Gacaca Courts used for justice and reconciliation after the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Stolpersteins commemorate victims of Nazi oppression

2006 World Cup helped Germans reconcile Nazi past

Stone Mountain to add exhibit about African American solidiery during Civil War


Cultural Heritage Partners

#CivicTech learning lab session

Preservation Green Lab

Guam Preservation Trust

Omaha Beach, D-Day