Monthly Archives: January 2012

3rd class on Rancière

This class will take place at Altes Finanzamt, Schönstedtstraße 7, in Neukölln. We welcome everybody to attend our talk. Find the “Ten Theses on Politics” here. Advertisements

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Book presentation with Hal Foster

Art-Architecture Complex / Design and Crime / First Pop-Age Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. While architects such as Zaha Hadid and … Continue reading

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Lecture by Erik Swyngedouw

“The Ground-Zero of Politics: Musings on the Post-Political Polis” The city has undergone radical change over the past two decades or so, most dramatically in its modes of urban governing and polic(y)ing. New forms of neo-liberal urban governance in fact … Continue reading

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2nd class on Mockbee

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2nd class Jan 26th at “Program Gallery”

The second City and Political II class shall take place on January the 26th at 8pm at the Public School, in Program Gallery on Invalidenstr. We shall be reading Samuel Mockbee’s “The Rural Studio.” We will begin the discussion by listing the … Continue reading

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Taylor & Swyngedouw in Berlin

Blair Taylor at the JFK Institute, FU Berlin. “The Incorporation of Social Movement Discourse into Contemporary Capitalism: The Strange Bedfellows of Anarchism and Neoliberalism” Eric Swyngedouw speaking at Humboldt University Centre for British Studies on 30.01.12. The Ground-Zero of Politics: Musings … Continue reading

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Teddy Cruz on Just Cities

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1st class on Lefebvre

The first City and Political II class shall take place this evening at 8pm at the Public School, in Program Gallery on Invalidenstr. More information and signup can be found here. We shall be reading “The Right to the City” … Continue reading

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the city and the political II

The City and the Political is an ongoing open class and research group at The Public School, Berlin, that invites anyone to join in discussions between theories and spatial practices of “the city” and “the political.” The city is home … Continue reading

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