Posts Tagged ‘Public’

  • CfP - SIEF Congress’ Panel Zagreb 2015: Ethnographies of Urban Public Spaces

    on Jan 4, 15 • in Conference, Croatia, Ethnography, News • with Comments Off

    SIEF 2015

    Public space is the scene of urban everyday life. It is also an arena of/for urban conflicts illuminating social, cultural, economic and political tensions of contemporary world. The public space has been specifically threatened by the impact of neo-liberal economies. By the end of the last century the very “end of public space” has been questioned while the beginning of this century has brought to the fore global and local trends that reclaim public spaces thus signifying a change from almost dystopian course of reality of public spaces (privatization, surveillance, control) to ideas and actions of almost utopian inspiration (the right to the city,

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