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Reviving Famagusta: from ghost town to eco-city?

Hellenic Observatory and Contemporary Turkish Studies Conference

Date: Friday 21 February 2014
Time: 2-6.45pm 
Venue: Shaw Library, Old Building
Speakers: Various 

A half-day conference organised by the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE. Recent citizens' initiatives in Cyprus have proposed the opening of the ghost town of Varosha and have imagined the revitalisation of the Famagusta area. This conference brings together town planners, architects, and economists to discuss the anticipated social, economic, and ecological consequences of a potential opening.  

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSE_Famagusta

For further information visit the Hellenic Observatory website.

This event is free and open to all however pre-registration is required.

Update Tuesday 18 February, 12.11pm - please note this conference is now fully booked.

For any queries email hellenicobservatory@lse.ac.uk or call 0207 107 5326.


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