Workshop : Urban crisis or urban crises? – VIDEO

Comparing austerity urbanism, everyday life and resistance in Greek and German cities

Athens, 5th-7th December 2013

Organized by: Department of Geosciences / Geography, GoetheUniversity Frankfurt am Main

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, NationalTechnicalUniversity of Athens

Supported by: DAAD

Videos of the presentations:

Bernd Belina, Goethe University Frankfurt
Germany in times of the euro crisis: passive consensus, blaming ‘the other’ and new nationalism” 

Dina Vaiou, National Technical University of Athens
“Crisis and inequalities in
Athens. Putting women in the picture”

Sofia Tsadari, NationalTechnicalUniversity of Athens
“Eleonas of
Athens: Genealogy of crisis phenomena and the current crisis”

Christian Smigiel, University of Leipzig
“Role-model for austerity politics?! Experiences from
Eastern Europe

Tino Petzold, Goethe University Frankfurt
“Contextualising austerity urbanism in a system of multi-level fiscal governance”

Conny Petzold, Goethe University Frankfurt
“Actors and strategies of the financialisation of the local state in

Costis Hadjimichalis, Harokopio University Athens
“Forms of land grabbing in
Greece under crisis”

Anne Vogelpohl, HamburgUniversity
“Experts advice- the role of private consultants in urban austerity policies»

Daniel Mullis, Goethe University Frankfurt
“Resisting the European austerity regime: the case of Blockupy Frankfurt/M”

Evangelia Chatzikonstantinou, Maria Kalantzopoulou, Penny Koutrolikou, Dimitra Spanou, Fereniki Vatavali, Encounter Athens
“Crisis regimes and emerging social movements in the cities of Southern Europe. The experience of an international workshop.”      [text]

Felix Silimon-Pflug, Goethe University Frankfurt
“The de-politicization of urban development: the case of public real estate”

Maria Mantouvalou, Thanos Pagonis, Dimosthenis Houpas, Alexis Ioannou, Eva Karagiozidou, Domna Katsani, Iliana Kella, Verina Miroforidou, Eva Papatzani, Eleni Ploumidi, Viki Polichronopoulou, Sofia Theodoraki, Antonis Tsiligiannis, National Technical University of Athens
“Aspects of the crisis in Athens. Lessons from an MA course”

Felix Wiegand, Goethe University Frankfurt
“Austerity urbanism in
Germany: Debt brakes, emergency managers and the struggle over local democracy”

Dimitra Siatitsa, National Technical University of Athens
“The housing question in the context of the crisis in

Susanne Heeg, Goethe University Frankfurt
“The housing question in German cities in the aftermath of the financial crisis”

Athena Athanasiou. Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens
“Crisis as a ‘state of exception’: Critiques and resistances”