Urban History Group Conference 2019

Urban History Group Conference 2019 Queen’s University Belfast, 4th & 5th April Urban History Group Conference 2019 Voices of the City: People, Identity and Place 1600 to the present. Queen’s University Belfast, 4th & 5th April The 2019 conference explores who can ‘speak’ and who has ‘spoken’ in, about or on behalf of the city from 1600 … More Urban History Group Conference 2019

Visiting scholar in Urban issues

The Urban Studies Institute (USI) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, conducts interdisciplinary research on urbanization and urban issues. It offers a platform for sociologists, historians, planners, engineers, geographers and transport economists, ecologists and health scientists, and cultural, communication and literary scholars who strongly invest in an integrated approach. Research at the institute includes issues related to … More Visiting scholar in Urban issues

Christophe Foultier: THE ART OF WALKING IN BERLIN

Berlin calls forth a visual and poetic experience. I usually explore the city step by step in order to catch the play of light and shades of colour, trying to capture the relationship between reality and imagination – depth of field, reflections, contrasts, variations contribute to defining an imaginary line. The geometry of perspective and … More Christophe Foultier: THE ART OF WALKING IN BERLIN

BRINGING STREETS BACK TO PEOPLE: MEDIATING CO-OPERATION AROUND DEGTARNIY LANE

The idea of this project is to apply a tool of cooperation of various stakeholders for creating public space at the Degtarniy lane. The Degtarniy lane is situated in depressed residential area in central historic district of Saint-Petersburg. Typical residents of this area share communal apartments and have low income. AT the same time the … More BRINGING STREETS BACK TO PEOPLE: MEDIATING CO-OPERATION AROUND DEGTARNIY LANE

Kontula Electronic 2018 – Electronic music festival at Kontula, Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland – Kontula Electronic Festival will be held for the third time at the third weekend of April (20-22.4.2018). The concrete, charming milieu of the old run-down shopping mall will provide the backdrop and playground for the festival of electronic music, performance & fine arts and diverse food culture. This year the event spreads … More Kontula Electronic 2018 – Electronic music festival at Kontula, Helsinki

City for Sale

Berlin is changing. From London to New York it is considered “the place to be”. And Berlin is cheap compared to other European capitals. Everybody wants to live here and many want to buy a flat to put their money into a save haven with the banksystem in crisis. This is creating a conflict with … More City for Sale