urban citizenship: spaces for enacting rights

Based on the hypothesis that citizenship is a performative act, in my contribution to the book „Performing Citizenship“have a closer look at the spatial conditions for acts of citizenship: How and which kinds of urban situations can facilitate or prevent accessibility to the city? Are there possible spaces where citizenship might be provided or invented? How can citizenship be performed? Are there certain tools, skills and expertise required in performing citizenship? And if there are certain spaces which might facilitate practices of citizenship, how can citizenship be enacted in those spaces? How can citizenship as a practice be learned?

Graphic comments by Erik Göngrich

Contribution in „Performing Citizenship. Bodies, Agencies, Limitations“ edited by  Paula Hildebrandt, Kerstin Evert, Sibylle Peters, Mirjam Schaub, Kathrin Wildner, Gesa Ziemer  Palgrave  Publications 2019  

free access of the book: Performing Citizenship