Category: public space

Panel Discussion “The Istanbul Convention is ours”

Panel Discussion “The Istanbul Convention is ours” – with Activists from TURKEY & GERMANY & GREECE Due to Turkey’s official withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention on July 1st, we invited three activists to discuss the consequences of the recent developments in Turkey and beyond. During the discussion Özlem Kaya from UnitedforIstanbulConvention gave a run down of the recent events, as...

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Organizing with tenants and fighting rightist resentments

Organizing with tenants and fighting rightist resentments. A Case Study from East Germany by Leon Rosa Reichle and Peter Bescherer Through two neighborhood case studies in the rapidly upgrading East German city of Leipzig we discuss political implications of urban restructuring. Scrutinizing tenants’ rightist and racist reactions to the housing question, we argue that residential alienation affects people’s sense of...

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