“The naked city” – by Sharon Zukin

Renowned sociologist Sharon Zukin will discuss her latest book, The Naked City: the death and life of authentic urban places, which explores the gentrification of cities.

Sharon Zukin is Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and City University Graduate Center and the author of Naked City : The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places (2010).

“The Geography of Financial Crisis, an interview with David Harvey” – Métropolitiques

“David Harvey is a leading figure of the marxist critique of neoliberalism. During his last stay in France, in October 2010, he answered a few quick questions on his relationship to Paris, on the geography of the financial crisis and on utopia and social movements.”

by David HarveyNadine RoudilStéphane Tonnelat

Source : Métropolitiques


David Harvey: the geography of financial crisis Metropolitiques


David Harvey: the geography of financial crisis Metropolitiques


David Harvey: the geography of financial crisis Metropolitiques

Creative Cities and Industries in the 21st Century Symposium / Yildiz Univ. / 11-12 November 2010

Présentation :

Countdown set for the “Creative Cities and Industries in the 21st Century Symposium” to be realized as an event by Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency’s Urban Culture Directorate in cooperation with the Faculty of Arts and Design of Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul on 11-12 November.

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Design of Yıldız Technical University and with support from the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency, the “Creative Cities and Industries in the 21st Century Symposium” will be realized with the participation of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development organization (UNCTAD), the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Mr.Charles Landry who set out the concept of “Creative Cities” itself.

More infos :
http://www.yses.yildiz.edu.tr/Homepage.html

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