Glocal Vienna | Urban Mastication
London based Deepa Naik and Trenton Oldfield have recently launched the third volume of “critical cities”, a creative compendium of studies, commentaries and analyses consisting of various forms of writing, reflecting differentiated engagement of urban citizens with the space around them. The series is published by Myrdle Court Press.
Not only is the style and scope of the work a refreshing change to university based research, the work seems to be a direct result or product of lived space; the antagonisms and struggles, beauty and oppression of the everyday. The activism of This is Not a Gateway is evidence of this, also founded by Naik and Oldfield, although, without having had any personal experience of their activities, it clearly does not fit to the mainstream understanding of activism. They have organised a festival in London the past few years, in doing so creating a space for a dialogue in multiple forms and from ‘urbanists’ in all their glorious and various forms, as the pictures and testimonials from the event vividly show.
Sound & Urban Studies in Antiquity
there is a whole world out there
The blog of Robert Moorehead & students at Ritsumeikan University
Bürgerbeteiligung - Vernetzung - Nachhaltigkeit
Die Häuser denen, die drin wohnen!
bloggings about beards, beer & socialism
Global Depletion and Food Choice Responsibility
The global academic community of researchers, students and activists interested in Economic Sociology and Political Economy (run by Oleg Komlik)
Kost-nix-Laden + Café
Critical planning and other thoughts
Keep your head when all about you are losing theirs
war, space and security
Ethiopian Cultural Centre
THOUGHTS FOR THE POST-2008 WORLD
Entrenamiento Ki, Arte Marcial y Kenkodo.
Ki No Kenkyukai Internationale