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José Antonio González Zarandona

Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (Victoria
Australia)

Images of destruction, destruction of images: a political iconology of iconoclasm in the 21st century

2019-2020
Spring

José Antonio González Zarandona is affiliated with the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University (Australia) and División de Historia, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (Mexico). He specializes in the destruction of art, heritage and material culture, and the interdisciplinary frameworks that explain this phenomena. In 2014, he was awarded a PhD by the University of Melbourne (Australia) on the destruction of Indigenous rock art in Western Australia. He has been awarded fellowships at the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (University of Birmingham, 2015), the University of Oxford (funded by the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 2016) and Forensic Architecture (Goldsmiths University, funded by the British Academy, 2018).