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Street life and street culture Between Early Modern Europe and the present

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More disucssion (!) at our agenda-setting event: 28 November 2008, Oxford Brookes University
More disucssion (!) at our agenda-setting event: 28 November 2008, Oxford Brookes University
Walking down the Cowley Road - getting out of the seminar room!
Walking down the Cowley Road - getting out of the seminar room!

 

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Modern society frequently links the word "street" with somewhat negative undertones -- as in street workers. A place, particularly in inner cities of perhaps danger, if not high risk. Yet the opposite is also true and often forgotten. In this audio slideshow, Dr. Fabrizio Nevola from the University of Bath celebrates the street of today and how it relates to Renaissance Italy in the research network. "Street Life, Street culture".

 

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