Corpus ID: 27345944

Of Other Spaces : Utopias and Heterotopias

@inproceedings{Michel2003OfOS,
  title={Of Other Spaces : Utopias and Heterotopias},
  author={Michel},
  year={2003}
}
As is well known, the great and obsessive dread of the nineteenth century was history, with its themes of development and stagnation, crisis and cycle, the accumulation of the past, the surplus of the dead and the world threatened by cooling. The nineteenth century found the quintessence of its mythological resources in the second law of thermodynamics. Our own era, on the other hand, seems to be that of space. We are in the age of the simultaneous, of juxtaposition, the near and the far, the… Expand
Mnemotope of Zion and Theopolitical Chronotopes in Ottoman Macedonia
The discussion in the text, through the intersection of the disciplines of literature and history, oral poetry and ethical sermons from the period of the Enlightenment process in Ottoman Macedonia,Expand
Introduction
As we mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, we need to reconsider the commemoration and memory of the Nazi concentration and extermination camps, as well as the Holocaust more broadly.Expand
The utopian and dystopian functions of Tahrir Square
This paper seeks to analyze the shifts and tensions between the utopian and the dystopian functions of Tahrir square by focusing on two crucial episodes of the Egyptian revolution: the first spansExpand
A poetics of redemption: Keith Dietrich's reinvention of the colonial archive
Abstract In this article, I question whether it is possible for white artists in a (post-)settler colony such as South Africa, to engage the colonial archive in a redemptive manner. I do so byExpand
School in the (im)possibility of future: Utopia and its territorialities
Abstract Utopia makes itself heard as Raphael voices a critique of who we are and configures that no-where which, paradoxically, we want to reach. We look to Deleuze and Guattari when we say thatExpand
An Indexical Approach to Architecture
The paper uses Peirce’s notion of the index and Arendt’s conception of action and reification to cast light on a phenomenological consideration of architecture. The relation that Arendt establishesExpand
INBETWEEN HETEROTOPIA AND SIMULACRUM: VERNACULAR LANGUAGE OF COURTYARDS IN BANGLADESH’S ARCHITECTURE
Introduction: The courtyard was perceived by generations just like a religious act in Bengal delta. Even the community cohesion of the courtyard space was repeated and maintained in the townshipExpand
Golden cages: refugees, camps and the politics of law
ion ordered by hierarchical institutions and law. Space ‘belongs to nature’, however, with the creation of the state, the state consumes this space, and Lefebvre posits: [t]he State occupies a mentalExpand
The triumph of geography
Not long ago I overheard a conversation between a geographer, a historian, and a political scientist on how the world is changing. To my chagrin (and that of the geographer and the historian asExpand
Philosophy of the City: Hymn to the Polis. On the Right to the City
Our language can be seen as an ancient city: a maze of little streets and squares, of old and new houses with additions from various periods; and this surrounded by a multitude of new boroughs withExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...