Posts tagged with 'De Frantz, Monica'

Capital City Cultures: Reconstructing Contemporary Europe in Vienna and Berlin

Monika De Frantz, expert on politics and social space, and University of Chicago Endeavour Visiting Scholar

Global market competition and the political responses to globalization transform urban societies and states, and thus the cultures of capital cities in contemporary Europe. Vienna’s cultural district Museumsquartier and the planned Humboldt Forum on Berlin’s Schlossplatz illustrate two of the most controversial sites of urban reconstruction in Central Eastern Europe since the 1990s. 

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