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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 →

City as a Political Idea: An Interview with Krzysztof Nawratek

Krzysztof Nawratek’s book City as a Political Idea was first published in Polish in 2008, it became synonymous with Poland’s Right To The City movement and widely read by members of informal coalition – the Urban Movements Congress – comprising… Continue Reading →

What Happens After The Square is Empty? An interview with Costas Douzinas

Costas Douzinas talks to Nick Holdstock about citizenship and public space. This interview was first published by CITSEE in 2013. Nick Holdstock: Why did you start ‘Philosophy and Resistance’ with a reference to Queen Elizabeth? Costas Douzinas: The Queen’s question is like the… Continue Reading →

The European Constitution in Verse

Can the European Constitution be rewritten using poetry? This is the question asked by a literary group in Belgium called the Brussels Poetry Collective – coordinated by David Van Reybrouck and Peter Vermeersch. They wanted to see whether they could come up with an alternative version…. 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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