“Making War, Mapping Europe. Militarized Cultural Encounters"

Aims, structure and lenders of the online exhibition

Aims

Whether they be texts, photographs, or drawings, various mementos or happenstance objects of everyday use, many kinds of testimonials have been preserved over the years documenting western soldiers’ contact with Europe’s periphery and the Middle East. The exhibition presented here has the task of making these themes of militarized cultural encounters more ...

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The following pages re-group objects found in the topographical exhibitions according to their thematic significance. These exhibition objects therefore span various time periods and locations of military cultural encounters. Through displaying them in these new contexts, we hope to inspire novel perspectives and connections across these disparate campaigns and expeditions.