Gentrification: are better cities liveable?

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC In different towns around the globe, gentrification divides the opinion. On one hand, it could be seen as an opportunity to upgrade an area and increase its potential (financially, in terms of attractiveness, image…). On the other hand, it could be identified as…

UK grants for EU debates

2014 call for proposals from universities, think tanks and other not-for-profit organisations The European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom is offering project grants for initiatives by higher education establishments, think tanks and other not-for profit organisations to promote debate and raise awareness of the EU’s political priorities. Key facts • Open to higher education…

Iris Murdoch

“Literature is meant to be grasped by enjoyment”. Iris Murdoch The Atlantic Arc lives its culture through authors like Iris Murdoch, whose 94th anniversary (if she lived) we celebrate today. Born in Ireland, Dame Murdoch lived in several Atlantic Cities, like Dublin or Bristol with frequent visits to France. Novelist and philosopher, she was famed…