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'Khartoum'; Photo: Almogran

Urban Revolution - Cities Are the Engines of Changeen

Modern-day cities no longer have walls to keep out strangers, separating those inside from the vagabonds lurking without. On the contrary, they have thrown open the gates and embraced not only people, but also countries and the entire world. Whether Los Angeles, Cairo, or Johannesburg, the extent to which a city opens up and becomes a world in its own right is evidence of its function as an economic, political and cultural survival strategy for humankind. One could say that the city has become a global 'instruction manual' for human co-existence. Unlike the French Revolution or the American Declaration of Independence, however, the urban revolution is a protracted, ongoing process that needs to be shaped.ادامه ...
'Straßenszene im muslimischen Viertel Mumbais'; Photo: Roemers/laif

Boom or Doom? - A Report from Bombayen

A few months ago, it seemed impossible to switch on an English-language television channel in India without stumbling upon the subcontinent's most famous film star making a startling admission: the benefits of the startling burst of economic growth had failed to benefit the country's poorest, he seemed to say. 'There are two Indias in this country,' Amitabh Bachchan declared in a advertising campaign run by The Times of India - the country's largest English-language newspaper - to celebrate sixty years of Independence.ادامه ...
'Teheran Windows'; Photo: Rana Javadi

The Development of Tehran: An Unfinished Projecten

Big cities gradually become like the people who administer them. In general it can be said that governments are similar to the spheres of influence they dominate. But applying such correlations to Tehran and its governors is somewhat paradoxical. The fact is that Tehran is basically a city inhabited by villagers.ادامه ...
Wohngegend in Kairo; Foto: Kristina Bergmann

From Slum to Residential Area - The Cairo Exampleen

About half of the Egyptian capital is covered by what are known as ‘informal neighbourhoods’, in other words: slums. Western development aid organisations apply this term because poor newcomers have built houses there without the state’s approval. The great majority of Cairo’s citizens live in these informal neighbourhoods, and both development organisations and the Egyptian government are working to improve living conditions there. by Kristina Bergmannادامه ...

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قنطره: گفتگو با جهان اسلام

سياست، فرهنگ، جامعه: اطلاعات و بحث به آلمانی، عربی و انگلیسی

زنيت آنلاين

شرق در شبکه: نقادانه، ابتکاری و متعادل