Imagining and Remembering City: Memory, Space and Symbolism of Belgrade

  • Ljiljana Rogač Mijatović Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade, Serbia

Abstract

In contemporary “runaway world”, cities are becoming the main reference point of social life, change and development. The author discusses the complex process of articulating city identity and memory, as well as the meanings that arise in the interaction of memory, space and symbols of the city, within urban symbolism and cultural memory approach. What are the strategies of activating the cultural memory through multiple symbol bearers of the city, both tangible and intangible? The case study of the city of Belgrade indicates how the narratives related to memory and symbol bearers can be used in fostering culturally sustainable development of the city.

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How to Cite
ROGAČ MIJATOVIĆ, Ljiljana. Imagining and Remembering City: Memory, Space and Symbolism of Belgrade. Култура/Culture, [S.l.], n. 6, p. 97-106, nov. 2014. ISSN 1857-7725. Available at: <http://journals.cultcenter.net/index.php/culture/article/view/52>. Date accessed: 23 nov. 2020.
Section
English Articles

Keywords

cultural memory, urban symbolism, city, identity, Belgrade