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Memory, placelessness and the Geoweb: exploring the role of locational social-networking in reimagining community

Corbett, Jon; Evans, Mike; Romano, Zach


The concept of memory is integral to theorisations of both displacement and placelessness, especially when a sense of place exists only in memory or imagination for members of dispersed communities. Collective memories deployed to restore, re-establish, repatriate territory, and reconnect a people with its original homeland reveal the symbolic significance embedded within place, as well as the value of collective memory as a strategy of resistance and viable political tool. The challenge is to...[Show more]

CollectionsDigital Humanities Australasia: Building, Mapping, Connecting (2012)
ANU Conference publications
Type: Conference presentation


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