Region Related Areas: 
Europe, Southern Europe
GeoNames ID: 
3 175 395

Fault Lines: Earthquakes and Urbanism in Modern Italy

Earthquakes occur along fault lines, sometimes with disastrous effects. These disturbances can significantly influence urban development, as seen in the aftermath of two earthquakes in Italy. Fault Lines follows the history of these places before and after their destruction, explores plans and developments that preceded the disasters, and the urbanism that emerged from the ruins.

How Local is Slow Food?

Daniel Philippon looks at local food and how it coincides with Slow Food, given that Slow Food constitutes both a distinctive articulation of the local food movement and the closest thing to an institutional embodiment of that movement as we are likely to find.

First United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea

The first United Nations conference on the Law of Sea (UNCLOS I) was held in Geneva in 1958. It sought to codify various aspects of the law of the sea, including the conservation of living resources.