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Understanding the nexus between division and solidarity in protest spaces: Reflections from Lebanon’s Tripoli
Understanding the nexus between division and solidarity in protest spaces: Reflections from Lebanon’s Tripoli 20th Jan 2022 Many of the largest and most well-known protest movements in recent history - from Occupy Wall Street to the Egyptian Revolution - have an important thing in common: They remind us about the critical role of urban spaces in contentious politics. Spaces... Read More
More than a fight for a park: How urban spaces in Bosnia-Herzegovina become arenas for contestation of ethno-nationalist politics
More than a fight for a park: How urban spaces in Bosnia-Herzegovina become arenas for contestation of ethno-nationalist politics 6th Mar 2020 The loss of urban spaces has sparked several social movements in Eastern Europe and the Balkans over the past years, from the famous 2013 Gezi park protests in Istanbul to the less known 2005 Peti Park demonstrations in Belgrade, and the fight over Varsavska... Read More
Contestation of divisive politics in Lebanon and Bosnia: Comparative thoughts
Contestation of divisive politics in Lebanon and Bosnia: Comparative thoughts 23rd Oct 2019 At the time of writing, a wave of protests is sweeping across Lebanon. The government’s announcement of a plan to impose a tax on WhatsApp appeared to be the final straw for the Lebanese, who have been dealing with months of economic austerity, years... Read More