Confederate monuments event


There will be a free symposium 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor (Steel Museum) , 151 W. Wood St.

The symposium is titled “Memorializing vs. Historicizing: Confederate Monuments and the Contested Past.”

The panelists will talk about the history of Confederate memorials, race and Confederate memorials, and Confederate monuments in comparative and international perspective with a focus on post-communist Europe.

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