Emerging ‘spatialities of discontent’ in Modern Tehran

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In recent years, public protest continues to influence politics in various geographic regions of the world. Tahrir Square (Arabic: Mīdān at-Tahrīr, literally Liberation or Freedom Square), Independent Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti), Syntagma Square (Greek: Πλατεία Συντάγματος), Taksim Square (Turkish: Taksim Meydanı), Azadi Square (In Farsi: Meydan e Azadi, literally Freedom Square), from Middle East to Europe, came to stand for a hopeful process of revolutionary change with a unique urban character. The emergence of square insurgencies affirms the ability of citizens to claim a new socio-political order.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63
Number of pages71
JournalQU3: iQuaderni di U3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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