Time is a Violent Torrent: Writing the River History of Modern Germany
- 2021 Global Water Initiative Event -
12 April, 2021 from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Eastern
Featuring David Blackbourn, Professor at Vanderbilt University
"Time is a Violent Torrent": Writing the River History of Modern Germany.
David Blackbourn's talk draws on his prize-winning book, The Conquest of Nature: Water and the Making of Modern Germany (W. W. Norton, 2006). He examines the physical transformation of German rivers since the eighteenth century and the cultural meanings that have been projected onto them.
All registrants will be emailed the Zoom link prior to the event.
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