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Contemporary European Port-Cities as Laboratories
Titolo Rivista: TERRITORIO 
Autori/Curatori: Mina Akhavan 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2019 Fascicolo: 88 Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  6 P. 99-104 Dimensione file:  374 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2019-088015
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The author reviews and discusses the trends in the portcity multidisciplinary studies, with a focus on European cities, on the one hand, those with major ports; on the other hand, cities which have regenerated their ex-port sites and created new urban waterfront. Within the wider framework of this series of articles about teaching the contemporary city in an international dialogue of cultures the aim of this contribution is to underline the importance of port-cities - often selected as casestudies - as laboratories to study the globalization and development challenges at the local, regional and global scale. Also explored by students, while a vast literature is dedicated to port-city development issues, yet several critical questions regarding their future development remain unanswered.

L’autrice riflettendo sulle tendenze di questo campo di studi e focalizzandosi sul contesto europeo si concentra, da un lato, sulle principali città portuali e, dall’altro, su quelle che hanno usato il processo di rigenerazione dei loro porti per definire un nuovo waterfront urbano. Nel contesto di questo servizio, il contributo sottolinea l’importanza delle città portuali come laboratori per studiare le sfide della globalizzazione e dello sviluppo a livello locale, regionale e globale. Le città portuali, infatti, spesso selezionate come casi-studio significativi negli esercizi didattici degli studenti, sono oggetto di una vasta letteratura e pongono questioni circa il loro sviluppo futuro che rimangono aperte alla discussione critica.
Keywords: Citta portuali; waterfront urbani; rigenerazione portuale

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