Join us on Twitter for a live interactive event with @CityLinkFest

Simply answer the questions below using the hashtag #CityLinkHour The discussion is open to all.

Tuesday 1st March 2016 #CityLinkHour Tuesday March 1st at 7.30pm Time: 19.30 UK | 20.30 Denmark + Germany | 21.30 Turkey Duration: 1 hour Theme: Gentrification

#CityLinkHour questions

  • Definitions of gentrification vary greatly – how do you define it?
  • What are the specific impacts or effects of gentrification in your community?
  • Should we resist gentrification and why?
  • What role does artistic and cultural production play in this process?
  • Is there a local place or space in your city working to make positive changes to the gentrification process?

This is the second instalment of #CityLinkHour this time hosted by The New Metropolitan in collaboration with City Link.

About #CityLinkHour

What is City Link? City Link connects cultural communities across Europe to meet and share ideas on how we can make fairer and more democratic cities.

What is #CityLinkHour?

“Become part of the City Link Community and discuss themes regarding city life and culture with people from around Europe. #CityLinkHour is a monthly event on twitter where you can inspire and be inspired on how to make better cities. As well as the annual City Link Festival, held in a new city each year, the City Link community want to connect throughout the year too. #CityLinkHour is an opportunity to catch up, share ideas and make new connections regardless of where you are in the world.”

Carol Hayes,
Project Manager City Link

Once a month City Link are organising a meet-up on Twitter to discuss a theme, with some questions for the community to answer. At the set date and time, you can login in to twitter and answer the questions using the hashtag #CityLinkHour. Here you will also be able to read everyone else’s answers and find out about inspirational projects that are happening in cities around the world.

The event is open to everyone. All you need is a twitter account to take part.

The Facebook event is here with more information and links.

If you’re interested in being updated about events and discussion around gentrification in Leith, Edinburgh please subscribe to the email list below.


Stacey Hunter, Co-Editor

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