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Claim, Occupy, Create

Claim, Occupy, Create: Aesthetics and Politics of Urban Citizenship The New Met is organising a symposium about urban citizenship in Europe Edinburgh, 17 June 2016. Opening Event The symposium begins with an opening event at WordPower books in the form of a… Continue Reading →

Who Saved The City? One day symposium & film screening

Urban Justice Lab explore urban activisms in times of austerity in America and Europe and Beyond One day symposium & film screening Monday, June 6, 2016 This second instalment of the Global Justice Academy‘s Urban Justice Lab series explores modes of… Continue Reading →

Urban Citizenship Scoping Project in Leith, Edinburgh

Posted by Stacey Hunter – Co-Editor @StaceyHunterEDI Join the conversation: Whether you’re a citizen, and activist or a property developer, I’d like you to take part in a public conversation during the next two months. The New Met has consistently provoked diverse discussions about urban citizenship… 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 →

Democratic Renewal: City Link Symposium 2015

The New Metropolitan is participating in an exciting day of events exploring Democratic Renewal. Various aspects of urban citizenship will be discussed in a morning of talks at Summerhall and in an afternoon of activities. The symposium is being directed by… 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 →

7th International Conference of Critical Geography ‘Precarious Radicalism On Shifting Grounds: Towards a Politics of Possibility’

The New Metropolitan is please to share the following event which is being organised by the International Conference of Critical Geography (ICCG) ‘Precarious Radicalism On Shifting Grounds: Towards a Politics of Possibility’. It takes place on 26-30 July 2015 in Ramallah,… Continue Reading →

Research Committee 21 (RC21) Annual Congress

Planning and self-organizing citizens: understanding the position of planners and knowledge in times of new urbanisms. Abstracts are invited for the RC21 annual congress, to be held in Urbino, Italy, in August 2015. Organizers: Federico Savini (University of Amsterdam, NL); Mike… Continue Reading →

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