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Conference location The conference will take place in the Athens’ Culture Center and all the main sessions including workshops and paper presentations will be held there. It is situated at the very center of Athens. Address: Akadimias 50 106 79 Athens Map In a close distance from the conference’s main venue is situated the office […]

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August 10, 2019

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On why nuclear energy is incompatible with direct democracy

Written by Yavor Tarinski The assumption that what currently exists must necessarily exist is the acid that corrodes all visionary thinking.[1] Murray Bookchin The question of energy is of crucial importance when we discuss the future of our cities. Our contemporary heavily urbanized societies consume huge amounts of energy, which is being derived through environmentally […]

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International endorsement letter for Barcelona En Comú

  Originally published at https://ada2019.barcelona/ca/international-endorsement-letter   To the people of Barcelona, We’re living in times of great uncertainty. Across the world, inequalities are deepening, the far right is attacking the foundations of our democracy, and climate change is threatening life itself. But against this backdrop, you can be proud that Barcelona has become a beacon […]

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May 23, 2019

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Save Hasankeyf! No filling of the Ilisu Dam Reservoir!

+++ International Urgent Call to Turkish Government and International Public +++ It‘s not too late to SAVE HASANKEYF and Tigris River! No filling of the Ilisu Dam Reservoir! For 12.000 years, Hasankeyf in the Southeast of Turkey has been a site of uninterrupted human settlement. With the labour of dozen of cultures this outstanding universal site has been created on […]

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May 19, 2019

Book review of “Common Space: The City As Commons”

Written by Mehmet Penpecioglu for the International Development Planning Review, 2019 The urban commons is a growing field of both academic inquiry and social struggle. In this book, Stavos Stavrides approaches the urban commons with a comprehensive and coherent analytical  framework that  builds on its theoretical heritage. Key cases are presented from diverse sociopolitical geographies […]

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May 14, 2019

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