Borderland in the Iron Gates

Only recently I had the opportunity to spend five days in the Danube region near Đerdap national park in  Golubac, Serbia. #DANUrB brought me here. Within these five days I had excursions, conducted interviews and attended workshops and/or lectures. The aim was to discuss and learn about tourism development through heritage, regional planning and empowerment in […]

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(Un)berührtes Bosnien

Anfang dieses Monats hatte ich die Möglichkeit ein paar Tage in Bosnien zu verbringen. Zum zweiten Mal. Unberührte Landschaften, mystische Klöster und faszinierende Geschichten von Menschen in einem Land, deren Einwohner und Einwohnerinnen den letzten Krieg Europas noch nicht vergessen haben. Derzeit wird die noch junge Geschichte Bosniens mit großer Bereitschaft fortgeschrieben: mit Demut, Respekt […]

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About Danube Region.

„Great Stream – in this sense: large, long and broad river – is supposed to bbe the transnlation of the maybe Celtic name of the Danubia, which reads similarily in all the European languages: Danubius, Danube, Donau, Duna, Dunava, Dunarea, Tuna and so on.“ Weitmann 2011, S. 10 „Street, bridge, border – these three aims, […]

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In treno

italienisch // italian // italiano Guardo dal finestrino i sassi marroni tra i binari.  Sembrano corde nervose, manovrate da un tessitore frenetico. Poi, a un tratto, il loro accavallarsi si fa piú lento, le scie brune meno tese. Pare che comincino a vibrare. Poi i sassi, come molecole agitate, si sciolgono da quel magma vibrante […]

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18,501 deaths in 3 years

Numbers? “That’s 1,096 days, according to the calendar – or almost 20 deaths per day. And we don’t believe we are anywhere near counting all of the victims. We are past the time for counting. We must act to make migration legal, safe and secure for all.” William Lacy Swing, IOM’s Director General Most migrants […]

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Place-making Tactics or Strategies? A Case Study on Governmental Strategies in Urban Restructuring Processes and the Effective Challenge of Asylum Seekers’ Trying to Find a Place and Way of Place-making in Bolzano

And yet another article recently published. Abstract: European cities respond to demands arising from the global standpoint competition, supporting progress and development according to a profit-oriented ideal. Neoliberal policies and large-scale urban restructuring projects are common tools aimed to create safe cities for a shopping society. But even though persistent power relations seem to dominate […]

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Vereinsbasierte Strategien kultureller Vielfalt in Mailand

die Blogbeiträge sind weniger geworden. Die Publikationen mehr… Ein Jahr lang setzte ich mich mit der Rolle von Vereinen und Museen für das Erreichen kultureller Gleichberechtigung auseinander und beschäftigte mich mit der Mailänder Vereinswelt. Mit einer explorativen Vorgehensweise analysiere ich das Selbstverständnis der Stadtgemeinde als Kommune von Milanesi, deren Vertreter_innen keine Scheu zeigen Verantwortung in Sachen […]

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Migration

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#BREXIT Backlash

Living in Vienna, Italian Citizenship a German sweetheart in Spain working intense but smoothly catholic background, fast-breaking in the evening 5 min beer at a Salsa club dancing with some French people final drink at the Bolivian local On 24.06.16 many commit to transnational standards of the EU

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