Spectral Anatomies: Heritage, Hauntology and the ‘Ghosts’ of Varosha

Sterling, Colin. 2014. Spectral Anatomies: Heritage, Hauntology, and the ‘Ghosts’ of Varosha. Present Pasts 6(1), 1-15

Article in which I examine the problems of the term ghost town as it relates to the abandoned district of Varosha in Northern Cyprus, a space which is slowly and perhaps worryingly coming to be seen as a site of heritage.

UPDATE November 2020: The site has now been opened in what has been seen as a troubling move for the island.

Open Access article available to read and download here

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