Urban Age Istanbul Conference

Nov 4 2009 - 12:00am
Nov 6 2009 - 11:59pm

Urban Age Istanbul Conference

Sustainable Cities

Introducing The Power of Cities, a TED Theme

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an annual conference-holding entity, holding conferences on themes related to three areas of technology, entertainment, and design. It is owned by The Sapling Foundation, which aims to disseminate ideas and expert knowledge.

View: "Cities and new wars: after Mumbai," Saskia Sassen

In response to the recent Mumbai attacks, November 2008, Sassen talks of her larger research project on "whether cities are losing this capacity and are becoming sites for a range of new types of violence." Below is a reproduction from openDemocracy (

Talks by Stewart Brand: "City Planet" & Why squatter cities are a good thing?

City Planet Current Global Urbanization is the largest movement of people in history
Ted Talk by Stewart Brand on Squatter Cities:

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