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Landscape, Memory, and Senses of Place

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The Charter of the Forest: Contexts and Conversations
To mark the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest, the charter that gave Magna Carta its name, Durham Cathedral and Palace Green Library will host a series of talks that explore the historical meaning and relevance of the charter today. The talks will address a range of issues that are at once historical and contemporary: the depletion of the commons and conflicts about natural resources; ideas and practices of citizenship; the relationship between landscape, memory, and identity.

This talk will be given by Rob Cowen, prize-winning author of Common Ground, and Professor Andy Wood, Department of History, Durham University. The title of the talk will be: ‘Landscape, Memory, and Senses of Place’.

This event is free. The talk will begin at 18:30, with tea and coffee served from 18:00.

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