The Landscape Space Place Research Group

Contending Landscapes: The Sociocultural Construction of Modern Cities

Wednesday 25th November 2015 (15:00-16:00)

This month's session will be led by Daniel Oviedo Silva and Alejandro Pérez-Olivares from SPLAS. Daniel and Alejandro have provided two articles for discussion, along with a song on Youtube:

  • Chris Ealham, Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898-1937 (AK Press, 2010), Chapter 2, 'Mapping the Working-Class City', pp. 23-53
  • Patrick Joyce, The Rule of Freedom: Liberalism and the Modern City (Verso, 2003), Chapter 5, 'The Republic of the Streets: Knowing and Moving in the City', pp. 183-239
  • Arcade Fire, The Suburbs

Links and articles will be circulated to all those on the mailing list in advance of the session.

As always, all staff and students welcome! We look forward to seeing you on the 25th!

Centre for Regional Literature and Culture

Trent Building
University of Nottingham
University Park

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