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Urbanes Labor Ruhr [The Ruhr Region as urban laboratory]


Christoph Laimer, Elke Rauth

Schwerpunkt: Urbanes Labor Ruhr

Focus: The Ruhr Region as urban laboratory
Gesa Ziemer, Vanessa Weber
Konstellationen, Konfrontationen und Kombinationen
Das Ruhrgebiet als urbanes Labor?
Constellation, confrontation and combination
The Ruhr Region as urban laboratory?
Vanessa Weber
Urbane Künste und Stadtentwicklung im Ruhrgebiet
Ein Gespräch mit der Kuratorin Katja Aßmann
Urban arts and urban development in the Ruhr Region
A talk with curator Katja Aßmann
Tim Rieniets
Pott ohne Kohle
Das Ruhrgebiet als urbanes Labor für die postfossile Stadt
Mining without coal
The Ruhrgebiet as urban laboratory for the post-fossil city
Dirk E. Haas
Sankt Ruhrgebiet – Plädoyer für eine andere Versuchsanordnung
Saint Ruhr Region – Plea for a different test arrangement
Jens Martin Gurr
Das Ruhrgebiet als Herausforderung für Kategorien und Ansätze der Stadtforschung
The Ruhr Region as a Challenge to categories and approaches in urban research
Fabian Saavedra-Lara
Künstlerische Forschung und Partizipation in den urbanen Räumen des Ruhrgebiets
Art, artistic research, participation, Ruhr Region, urban space


Artistic Insert
Tanja Boukal
Ode an die Freude
Ode to joy


Thomas Ballhausen
Elke Rauth
Kristin Ross
Finding a larger theory of the city
Henri Lefebvre und die situationistische Internationale

Serie: Geschichte der Urbanität, Teil 46

Series: History of urbanity, part 46
Manfred Russo
Henri Lefebvre, ein Wegbereiter der performativen Urbanität, Teil 2.
Henri Lefebvre, a forerunner of performative urbanity
Redaktion dérive
Das war ur5anize! – Safe City
That was ur5anize! – Safe City


Niloufar Tajeri
Eine produktive Fiktion
Lukasz Stanek (Hg.), Team 10 East: Revisionist architecture in real existing modernism
A productive fiction
Lukasz Stanek (Hg.), Team 10 East: Revisionist architecture in real existing modernism
Florian Huber
Als die Tabakfabrik Linz noch ein Industriebetrieb war
Waltraud Kannonier-Finster, Meinrad Ziegler (Hg.), Ohne Filter. Arbeit und Kultur in der Tabakfabrik
When the tobacco factory in Linz still was an industrial site
Waltraud Kannonier-Finster, Meinrad Ziegler (Hg.), Ohne Filter. Arbeit und Kultur in der Tabakfabrik
Manfred Russo
Henri Lefebvre und das Vergnügen an der Architektur
Lukasz Stanek (Hg.), Henri Lefebvre: Toward an architecture of enjoyment
Henri Lefebvre an the enjoyment towards architecture
Lukasz Stanek (Hg.), Henri Lefebvre: Toward an architecture of enjoyment
Thomas Ballhausen
Dean Motter (Hg.), Mister X
Bernd Hüttner
Geschichte der Hausbesetzungen und autonomen Bewegungen in Europa
Bart van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert van Hoogenhuijze (Hg.), The city is ours. Squatting and autonomous movements in Europe from the 1970s to the present
The history of squatting and the autonomism movement in Europe
Bart van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert van Hoogenhuijze (Hg.), The city is ours. Squatting and autonomous movements in Europe from the 1970s to the present


Focal points     click for more

The politics of privacy
The Snowden leaks and the ensuing NSA scandal made the whole world debate privacy and data protection. Now the discussion has entered a new phase - and it's all about policy. A focal point on the politics of privacy: claiming a European value. [more]

Beyond Fortress Europe
The fate of migrants attempting to enter Fortress Europe has triggered a new European debate on laws, borders and human rights. A focal point featuring reportage alongside articles on policy and memory. With contributions by Fabrizio Gatti, Seyla Benhabib and Alessandro Leogrande. [more]

Russia in global dialogue
In the two decades after the end of the Cold War, intellectual interaction between Russia and Europe has intensified. It has not, however, prompted a common conversation. The focal point "Russia in global dialogue" seeks to fuel debate on democracy, society and the legacy of empire. [more]

Ukraine in focus
Ten years after the Orange Revolution, Ukraine is in the throes of yet another major struggle. Eurozine provides commentary on events as they unfold and further articles from the archive providing background to the situation in today's Ukraine. [more]

Eurozine BLOG

On the Eurozine BLOG, editors and Eurozine contributors comment on current affairs and events. What's behind the headlines in the world of European intellectual journals?
Eurozine Gallery: TIME top ten photos of 2014
Massimo Sestini's aerial shot of a boat containing at least 500 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea, included in the current exhibition in the Eurozine Gallery, has been named one of the top ten photos of 2014 by TIME magazine. [more]

A master of the daily grind
On Sunday 30 November, Turkish publisher Osman Deniztekin died, just a few weeks after having been diagnosed with leukemia. He was 65. In memoriam. [more]

Time to Talk     click for more

Time to Talk, a network of European Houses of Debate, has partnered up with Eurozine to launch an online platform. Here you can watch video highlights from all TTT events, anytime, anywhere.
Dessislava Gavrilova, Jo Glanville et al.
The role of literature houses in protecting the space for free expression
This summer, Time to Talk partner Free Word, London hosted a debate on the role that literature houses play in preserving freedom of expression both in Europe and globally. Should everyone get a place on the podium? Also those representing the political extremes? [more]

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Editor's choice     click for more

Felix Stalder
Digital solidarity
As the culture and institutions of the Gutenberg Galaxy wane, Felix Stalder looks to commons, assemblies, swarms and weak networks as a basis for remaking society in a more inclusive and diverse way. The aim being to expand autonomy and solidarity at the same time. [more]

Literature     click for more

Olga Tokarczuk
A finger pointing at the moon
Our language is our literary destiny, writes Olga Tokarczuk. And "minority" languages provide a special kind of sanctuary too, inaccessible to the rest of the world. But, there again, language is at its most powerful when it reaches beyond itself and starts to create an alternative world. [more]

Piotr Kiezun, Jaroslaw Kuisz
Literary perspectives special: Witold Gombrowicz
The recent publication of the private diary of Witold Gombrowicz provides unparalleled insight into the life of one of Poland's great twentieth-century novelists and dramatists. But this is not literature. Instead: here he is, completely naked. [more]

Literary perspectives
The re-transnationalization of literary criticism
Eurozine's series of essays aims to provide an overview of diverse literary landscapes in Europe. Covered so far: Croatia, Sweden, Austria, Estonia, Ukraine, Northern Ireland, Slovenia, the Netherlands and Hungary. [more]

Debate series     click for more

Europe talks to Europe
Nationalism in Belgium might be different from nationalism in Ukraine, but if we want to understand the current European crisis and how to overcome it we need to take both into account. The debate series "Europe talks to Europe" is an attempt to turn European intellectual debate into a two-way street. [more]

Conferences     click for more

Eurozine emerged from an informal network dating back to 1983. Since then, European cultural magazines have met annually in European cities to exchange ideas and experiences. Around 100 journals from almost every European country are now regularly involved in these meetings.
Law and Border. House Search in Fortress Europe
The 26th European Meeting of Cultural Journals
Conversano, 3-6 October 2014
Eurozine's 2014 conference in southern Italy, not far from Lampedusa, addressed both EU refugee and immigration policies and intellectual partnerships across the Mediterranean. Speakers included Italian investigative journalist Fabrizio Gatti and Moroccan feminist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Rita El Khayat. [more]

Multimedia     click for more
Multimedia section including videos of past Eurozine conferences in Vilnius (2009) and Sibiu (2007). [more]

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