Reclaiming Political Urbanism in Peace Building Processes: The Hands-on Famagusta project, Cyprus

Socrates Stratis, Emre Akbil

Abstract


This case study is about reclaiming a political form of urbanism before the potential Cyprus reunification by enhancing, through the Hands-on Famagusta project, ‘agonistic’ collective practices across the Cypriot divide.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/footprint.10.2.1503

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