Right to the City Course: Ideas, Movements, Possibilities | Nov 2nd–8th, 2015

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Right to the City Course: Ideas, Movements, Possibilities | Nov 2nd–8th, 2015

Presented by KRVIA Design Cell Academy and CSA
Nov 2–8, 2015
@Studio X Mumbai and KRVIA

With Collective for Spatial Alternatives (CSA)
Questions: rttc.mumbai@gmail.com


The RIGHT TO THE CITY Course is an initiative to explore the concept, practice and possibilities of the Right to The City framework. Rooted in the history and socio-spatial development of the city of Mumbai, it will seek to understand how social movements have always claimed their right to the city, to resist, to create new imaginations and practical alternatives for urban life, based on solidarity and mutual aid. The program will also explore the origins and nature of urban struggles around the world, and explore the scope and scale of the movement towards the building of democratic, egalitarian and environmentally just cities. The program will include city walks, seminars, presentations and conversations – and is open students, researchers, activists, and anyone who is interested in these, and related questions. Read or download more information here.


The course is open to students, researchers, workers, activists, and those interested in the issues raised by the course description. A basic understanding of the issues concerned would be appreciated. The programme will be conducted in English. Registration fees are Rs 7000. Due to limited registration space, submission of applications are encouraged before October 30 2015.


The course will include presentations, guest lectures, seminars, film screenings and city walks. Each day will begin with a presentation that will set up the seminar and subsequent sessions. Take a look at the schedule here.


[A] Interested students should send an email to rttc.mumbai@gmail.com and include the following

1. A brief statement (about 400 words) of your interests, and motivation for attending the programme

2. A short CV

[B] Download an Application Form here.

[C] Once you get a confirmation of your application, submit a completed form with the registration fee of Rs. 7000 before 30th of October at the KRVIA office (address below). Alternatively, you can send a completed application form by email to rttc.mumbai@gmail.com and pay the fee via bank transfer (bank account details will be provided on request).


CALL: +91 9819987998

EMAIL : rttc.mumbai@gmail.com


Studio X*** (2nd-4th November): 192, 4th Floor, Kitab Mahal, Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

KRVIA (5th-8th November): Vidyanidhi Bhavan 2, Vidyanidhi Marg, J.V.P.D. Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049


*** this program is not offered by Columbia University or GSAPP. Studio X Mumbai is a content and venue partner and doesn’t charge fees for events, programs, workshops and other events.


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