How do monuments shape the commemorative culture? How can they become places of participation? The project “Shaping the Past” of the Goethe-Institut, the Monument Lab and the Federal Agency for Civic Education brings together initiatives from North America and Germany.
“Although the colonial efforts of the monarchy weren’t very successful, it has to be said that the psychological side-effects are certainly there. And if we want to deal with them, we need to admit that they relate to Austria’s involvement in the colonial system.”