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Conference: Cold War Culture

Cold War Culture
Friday 21 & Saturday 22 November 2008
10.30-17.00 Lecture Theatre

Victoria and Albert Museum

London

International conference that brings together art, design, cultural and architectural historians of the post-1945 period. The Cold War was a period of high tensions and exceptional creativity, which touched every aspect of life from everyday goods to the highest arenas of human achievement in science and culture. This conference explores the major themes of Cold War Divisions, Americanisation, High Technology, and Last Utopias. The keynote speaker is Ariel Dorfman, and other speakers include Alice Friedman, Jean-Louis Cohen, Michell Provoost, David Crowley, Branislav Jakovljevic, Victor Misiano and Richard Barbrook.

£110 for 2 days, £55 for 1 day, concessions available
Supported by the Council of Europe
Book online or email bookings.office@vam.ac.uk

Photograph by John French (1960s)/Victoria & Albert Museum.

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