'After the dust has settled over the war, architecture turns Into evidence’

Oropallo, Gabriele (2011) 'After the dust has settled over the war, architecture turns Into evidence’. In: Standing on the beach with a gun in my hand. Blackjack éditions, Paris, pp. 170-173. ISBN 9782918063193

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The forensic anthropologist Clyde Snow talked about human bones as always telling the truth, and of his work as simply giving voice to them. The only object who does not lie, according to Snow, is the object. This ideal ventriloquism is presented as scientific truth and as such it is almost unquestionable. Is this 'objectual turn' in forensic humanities an attempt to use the same strategy?

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: forensic humanities, forensics, architecture, history, human rights
Subjects: 100 Philosophy & psychology > 120 Epistemology, causation & humankind
300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
600 Technology > 690 Buildings
700 The arts; fine & decorative arts > 720 Architecture
Department: The School of Art, Architecture and Design
Depositing User: Gabriele Oropallo
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2020 12:07
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2020 12:09
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/6152

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