TACT is now an expert partner organization of the project SiD

The project “Stadt im Dialog” (SiD) is lead by “Culture goes Europe” e.V. (Erfurt) in collaboration with the Center for independent social research (CISR, St.-Petersburg) and supported by German Auswertiges Amt’s program “Kooperation mit der Zivilgesellschaft in Osteuropa/Russland.”.    The focus in the project SiD is put on the DIALOG between stakeholders of the projects… More TACT is now an expert partner organization of the project SiD

CFP: Cities and disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history

The Centre for Metropolitan History, in association with the National Institutes for the Humanities in Japan (NIHU) will be holding a major conference on 3-4 November 2016 which seeks to explore the ways in which cities across time and geographical regions have experienced, and been shaped by, natural disasters and other ‘shocks’. … More CFP: Cities and disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history

CFP: New Pressures on Cities and Regions, 24th-25th November 2016, London, UK

This conference provides an intellectual and policy-relevant platform for scholars around the world to address the new and emerging challenges facing cities and regions. The global economic slowdown poses major concerns to many territories – through shortfalls in employment, household incomes, corporate profitability and tax revenues.… More CFP: New Pressures on Cities and Regions, 24th-25th November 2016, London, UK

City Makers Summit, 27-30 May

City Makers unite and get ready for four days full of inspiration, unlocking know-how and setting agendas. The City Makers Summit pools the knowledge from City Makers all over Europe and demonstrates innovative ways of creating more livable, thriving, resilient and inclusive cities. City Expeditions all over the Netherlands will showcase emerging initiatives focusing on… More City Makers Summit, 27-30 May

Call for Essays: Journal of European Studies: Europe in Photography Today

Over the past fifteen years, there has been an explosion of writing on photography that has left behind the long tradition and influence of the work of Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes, work that dominated the field of photography criticism for decades. No longer is photography a static object whose meaning is aesthetically determined. … More Call for Essays: Journal of European Studies: Europe in Photography Today

CFP: A Dialogue of the Arts: Reinterpreting Architectural Structure and its Description in Literature of Early Modern Times to the Present

The project „A Dialogue of the Arts“ is a long-term concept, which includes Early Modern Times to the present and this for all places, exploring the possibilities of widening and enriching the methods of History of Art. The papers presented at this biannual conference are subsequently published.… More CFP: A Dialogue of the Arts: Reinterpreting Architectural Structure and its Description in Literature of Early Modern Times to the Present

Research Project “Claiming the public space: Urban interventions and the shift from vertical to horizontal urban planning” (2016-2018)

Main goal of the research project “Claiming the public space: Urban interventions and the shift from vertical to horizontal urban planning “ is the analysis of conflicts around and in urban public spaces based on an empirical research of “urban interventions” developed and implemented by organized groups of activists and professionals (artists, historians, sociologists, etc.)… More Research Project “Claiming the public space: Urban interventions and the shift from vertical to horizontal urban planning” (2016-2018)

From CONTESTED CITIES to global urban justice – critical dialogues

As part of their upcoming Conference in Madrid (July 4-7, 2016), the Contested Cities network and its partners invites contributions for a radical mixed- and multi-media exploration of contestation and cities. Our goal is simple – to challenge people everywhere to see cities and the struggle for their past, present and future in a new light,… More From CONTESTED CITIES to global urban justice – critical dialogues