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  1. 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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    • 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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      • Discussion with members of Hip Hop Project Khat Thaleth


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        moderated by Ahmed Khouja aka Munaqresh. Participating artists: El Rass (Lebanon), Sayyed Darwish (Syria), Watar (Syria), El Far3i (Jordan), Zeid Khemiri (Armada Bizerta, Tunisia), Ahmed Galai Ezzar…

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        • Arab Hip Hop – Rhymes and Revolution


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          Jackson Allers (Cultural writer and film maker)

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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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            • OIB Congress Trailer


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              • People’s Palace – Animated Cartoons from revolutionary Syria


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                Anna Telic (University of Vienna)

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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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                  • Trailer Divercities


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                  • The Masses: From the Implosion of Fantasies to the Explosion of the Political. From Actual to Virtual to Augmented


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                    Hassan Choubassi (European Graduate School/Lebanese International University)

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                    • قصة الأمس


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                      Sahar Mandour (Assafir Newspaper, Beirut)

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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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