Talk: Dr. Eduard Fuehr

Center Austria and the World Affairs Council of New Orleans would like to invite you to a talk by

Dr. Eduard Fuehr
Professor, Brandenburg Technical University at Cottbus:
THE WALL - A Battle Cry Against Communism

When: April 6, 2010, 12.30pm
Where: Liberal Arts Lounge

The talk will stress the political situation in which the Wall was being built, will show the use of THE WALL in the West German ideological war against communism during the 30 years of its existence, and will point to the depoliticization during the celebration of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the fall of the Wall in 2009.

Eduard Fuehr is a visiting professor at UNO; he teaches Theory of Architecture at the Brandenburg Technical University at Cottbus. He is editor of Cloud-Cuckoo-Land, an international journal of architectural theory, and works on epistemological and political questions in architecture. At the moment he is pursuing a research project on Colonial Williamsburg.