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 →
Activist Dobrica Veselinovic describes contemporary activism in Belgrade. Urban citizens have joined forces to tell city leaders Don’t drown Belgrade! Words by Dobrica Veselinovic [Edited by Stacey Hunter] Follow Don’t drown Belgrade! on Twitter and Facebook Belgrade’s ‘investor urbanism’ is taking place… Continue Reading →
This week we welcome Slovenian poet and cultural critic Aleš Debeljak to The New Metropolitan. Join us on a journey around Europe where the geography of towns, harbors, streets and squares overlaps with Debeljak’s literary topography. His most recent poetry books in English… Continue Reading →
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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 →