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The Neoliberal City with Anna Minton and Andy Wightman

The New Met is delighted to support an upcoming event and prominent part of this year’s inaugural Architecture Fringe, 2016. Please join us on 09 July 2016, 11:00-13:00 [Doors 10:45am] Gayfield Creative Spaces, 11 Gayfield Square, Edinburgh EH1 3NT TICKETS £6 / £4 concessions THE NEOLIBERAL CITY… Continue Reading →

New Met / CityLink Gentrification Twitter Hour Event 

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… Continue Reading →

Digital Exhibition and Special Event: Lost+Found in Edinburgh

Initiated by IASH for the Being Human 2015 festival of the humanities #untoldedinburgh is an online, Twitter & Instagram generated exhibition of images featuring Edinburgh’s abandoned places, ruins, urban quirks and contested spaces. View the exhibition below – and for enquiries, additions or edits/deletions please email… Continue Reading →

REVIEW: City Link Symposium 2015 on ‘Democratic Renewal’

Urban Citizenship in Theory and in Practice: Examples from Scotland and Denmark by Richard Williams @rjwilliams44 The City Link Festival was initiated by GivRum, a Copenhagen-based non-profit organization founded in 2010. City Link is a ‘co-creating network of artists, activists, cultural entrepreneurs, researchers… Continue Reading →

New Cultures of Urban Citizenship Symposium

  Edinburgh College of Art, 19-20 June 2015 Funded by the IASH International and Interdisciplinary Research Network: New cultures of urban citizenship in Europe   ——— Thursday 18th June 8pm Welcome drinks and dinner for invited speakers at Slighhouse 54 George… Continue Reading →

Making better decisions? Using citizens’ juries in Scotland

In Scotland today there is growing interest in finding ways of involving people more directly in policy making. But how can people be involved in an engaging and meaningful way? Through a unique project – a first in the UK… Continue Reading →

Our first public event on film: Amsterdam Street Art & Super-Gentrification

We’re delighted that our first event featuring Christoph Lindner was a huge success with a sold out venue, a brilliant speaker and panel and a lively audience debate afterwards. The entire event was filmed by The Future Positive studio and… Continue Reading →

Christoph Lindner presents Amsterdam, Street Art & Super-Gentrification

Join us on Wednesday the 25th of March for an evening of discussion about urban citizenship that takes as its focus Christoph Lindner’s observations about Amsterdam, Street Art & Super-Gentrification. Lindner asks “What happens when art in public spaces strategically decelerates,… Continue Reading →

Contested Spaces of Citizenship – Postgraduate Conference

CONTESTED SPACES OF CITIZENSHIP is a postgraduate conference organised by Durham University’s Department of Geography. The conference takes place on Wednesday 29 April 2015 (Room W007). The keynote speaker is Professor Engin F. Isin.  Space is at the core of political struggles and… Continue Reading →

RSA Cities and Citizenship: Surviving the 21st Century

Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA in conversation with leading social entrepreneur Lord Mawson, Professor Wolf Prix, co-founder of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU and pioneering writer and journalist Anna Minton chaired by Professor Ricky Burdett, Director of the Urban Age programme at the LSE. Organised with… Continue Reading →

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