Book Review: ‘The Thinking Space: The Café as a Cultural Institution in Paris, Italy and Vienna’ — Cafe Dissensus Everyday

By Gaurav J. Pathania  – The café becomes a site of enunciation of identity, lived experience, and contested meaning, bringing the city inside, but also shielding its regulars from the “crowd” and the “masses” outside.

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The Intriguing Hidden History of Corridors as Explored by Liminal Narratives

Let us return to the corridor – intrigued and delighted by Rachel Hurdley’s Radio 4 broadcast, The hidden history of the corridor. Poised between public and private; open and closed; movement and stasis; the pragmatic and the eerie, corridors are ‘time and ‘matter out of place” (Hurdley, p.50). From one perspective, opening the door to […]

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