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Spaces of Democracy: An evening with Doreen Massey at the Humboldt University

by Ares Kalandides Reading Doreen Massey’s numerous essays that now span a 40-year career, one phrase sticks out regularly: “Geography matters!” It is sometimes put as simply and poignantly as that; sometimes in an more implicit, but still very straightforward … Continue reading

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Announcement: Doreen Massey at Drink & Think Colloquium at the Humboldt University Berlin

A most exceptional thinker and activist: Doreen Massey is a guest of the Drink & Think Colloquium of the Georg Simmel Centre for Metropolitan Studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin on Monday 28th January, at 6 PM, Raum 002, Universitätsstraße … Continue reading

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Place Specificity and Unique Cities. An answer to Kavaratzis. (Part 1)*

by Ares Kalandides The other day Mihalis Kavaratzis made a very interesting point about the uniqueness of places (read Mihalis’ article here). He observed that while city promotion campaigns try to create difference, what they actually do is produce homogeneity. … Continue reading

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