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A Soviet-era monument to the WW2 soldiers at Donskoe cemetery

Workshop: Futile Gestures

Instead of rooting for a comprehensive definition of futility, this workshop offered a space for comparative analysis and theorizing, from different perspectives, if allegedly futile, unnecessary, worthless and quixotic actions might point toward an alternative reading of the political per se.

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Objection Overruled

Exhibition: Conscience Matters

This exhibition at the National War Museum explored the little-known story of British conscientious objectors of the Second World War through paintings, poems, letters, music and speeches.

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Workshop: Translating Conscience

The workshop was a dialogue between academic researchers, interested in the history of activism and human rights in Sri Lanka, and creative artists and activists, who have had occasion to reflect on the issue of conscience, either in their daily practice or in public interventions.

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