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The battle over history

The city council’s decision to dismantle memorials dedicated to the pro-slavery Confederacy has sparked a legal and cultural tussle in New Orleans (Cosmopolis column published in… 935 more words

Kanishk Tharoor

FLUID URBANISM

Unprecedented globalisation has brought cultural coexistence to the forefront of discussions on urbanism. As socio-political shifts in global living standards pave the way for further migration on an exponential scale, the crafting of diverse metropolises becomes an increasingly urgent ambition for policy-makers and theorists alike. 10,192 more words

Eye Contact

Eye contact was a delicate matter. A quarter second of a shared glance was a violation of agreements that made the city operational.

– Don Delillo, Cosmopolis

Literature

Cosmopolis (2012)

A corporate executive travels the city in search of a haircut while the fabric of capitalist society disintegrates around him.

David Cronenberg has always been a purveyor of the existential crisis and here he turns his attention to global capitalism in this satire of the new corporate aristocracy. 96 more words

Film

The sacred and the historical

“Cosmopolis” column in the Hindu Business Line “BLINK” cultural supplement (published 26 March, 2016)

During my undergraduate years at Yale, one of the most celebrated seminars was a class called ‘The Bible as Literature’. 847 more words

Kanishk Tharoor

New Album : Cosmopolis - Deckard (AKA Beppe Massara)

The 3rd Album is out by Deckard (AKA Beppe Massara). 10 instrumental tracks of Experimental music.

The Album has been presented for a live audience at Cafè 1001, Brick Lane London, on 17th March 2016. 23 more words

New

Proiectul rezidenţial Cosmopolis se extinde cu 500 locuinţe în 2016

Opus Land Development, dezvoltatorul proiectului rezidenţial Cosmopolis din zona de nord a Capitalei, va investi în acest an circa 20 milioane euro pentru a construi 500 de apartamente şi vile în cadrul proiectului,la care se va adăuga un strip mall cu o suprafaţă închiriabilă de 3.500 metri pătraţi. 315 more words

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