Daniel Trilling is the editor of ‘New Humanist’. His book, ‘Lights in the Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe’ is published by Picador in the UK and Verso in the US.
Museums of national history put the stories countries like to tell about themselves into physical form
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Over the centuries Notre-Dame de Paris has become much more than a place of worship – it is a symbol of a nation
The status of the Byzantine church turned mosque turned museum shows no sign of being settled – but perhaps it shouldn’t be