Digital war

Avi Nardia security expert, martial artist, founder of the defence martial art KAPAP. Mongering often refers to the act of encouraging a particular activity, especially one that causes trouble, promoting something undesirable or discreditable often used in combination. Fear mongering is the action of deliberately arousing public fear or...

Stages of personal development in the city

Irina Lopatyuk, Ukraine Academy of Science, Memory Institute, “Expeditionary corps”. To begin with, I would like to thank the organisers and patrons of the conference for the opportunity to take part at such a wonderful and responsible international conference. Before focusing on the question of Stages of...

The Art of Great City Making in a Pandemic Era

Charles Landry, Robert Bosch Academy (Berlin) We are experiencing the biggest wake-up call in our lifetime – a global pandemic. That is not surprising as we are witnessing for the first time something that effects directly every one of the 8 billion people on this planet – and it...

American Architecture by Carol M. Highsmith

Carol Highsmith is an American photographer, author and publisher. I have been an architectural photographer for 40 years working mainly in America. I have traveled all over the world including China, the Soviet Union and Europe many times. Traveling the world as much as I have has helped me...

Kyiv as a space for an interreligious dialogue

Prof. Liudmyla Fylypovych, Institute of Philosophy by G.S. Skovoroda, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” PhD Oksana Нorkusha, Institute of Philosophy by G.S. Skovoroda Kyiv is justly associated with the East Slavic and East Christian areas of the European continent. For several centuries it...

Is it Safe to Reside in Cities Nowadays?

Eduardo Almeida President & CEO Indra Brasil The globalization of economies brings an enormous amount of opportunities for citizens in today´s world. Countries are becoming digital, common markets are erupting and going through full integration in many different ways, including the elimination of labor barriers, while massive campaigns...

Urban Symbolism

Prof. Dr. Peter J.M. Nas, Professor Emeritus, Leiden University The city is my classroom as my students and I go out there to do fieldwork. That is the most adequate thing to do in relation to the topic we study and the special methods we use, namely urban symbolism...