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  1. Lucie Ryzova: Strolling in Enemy Territory: Contested spaces and spatial practices in Downtown Cairo, a historical analysis

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    Downtown Cairo means many things to many people. To some, its large avenues lined with neoclassical buildings stand as symbols of colonial domination; to others, they represent a bygone era of a cosmopolitan…

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    • Maryam Amiri: Tehran Urban Space, Under the Rationale of Sales Price

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      We explore the interrelations between law and space, focusing on urban space generated in Tehran under the Urban Density Sales Law. Endorsed by Tehran Municipality in 1990, the law overturned construction…

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      • Roman Stadnicki: The Emergence of Urban Activism in Cairo since the 2011 Revolution

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        Since the 2011 revolution we are witnessing a powerful growth of urban activism in Egypt, especially in Cairo. This paper will examine conditions for the emergence of this particular form of activism…

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        • Konstantin Kastrissianakis: Rethinking Public Space in Beirut since the Ta'if Agreement

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          Saturday, 14 December 2013, Panel III: Open Air Spaces of Gathering, 14.00-16.15 @ Mansion Following the signing of the Ta’if Agreement in 1989, the lack of official memorialisation, the…

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          • Abir Saksouk-Sasso: Contesting National Authority in the Construction of Public Space - The making of communal spaces in Beirut

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            Saturday, 14 December 2013, Panel III: Open Air Spaces of Gathering, 14.00-16.15 @ Mansion Since the end of the Lebanese civil war, Beirut has been undergoing new forms of ‘controlling’…

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            • Trailer Divercities

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            • OIB Congress Trailer

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              • HipHop Jam

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                • Bahrain: The Aftermath of 14 February Uprising

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                  Abdulnabi Alekry (Bahrain Transparency Society, Bahrain)

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                  • Configuring Dissent; Youth Resistance Movements in Bahrain in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

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                    Ala’a Shehabi (Economics lecturer and co-founder of Bahrain Watch)

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                    • Building Civil Society Structures

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                      OTPOR! and Canvas, Serbia

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                      • Arab Rap: a Culture of Revolution and a Revolution in Culture

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                        Yves Gonzalez-Quijano (Université de Lyon)

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