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  Lars Ove Trans & Simon Darø Kristensen - Utopiske horisonter: Fristaden Christiania - Alternativ eller ...
Internt på Christiania foregår der imidlertid også en kamp om at definere området og hvad det vil sige at være christianit.
Christiania skal derfor ikke udelukkende forstås som en romantiseret "frihedskamp" mod samfundets overformynderi og individets fremmedgørelse, som det af og til har været tilfældet.
Christiania anslås i dag til at være Danmarks anden største turistattraktion - kun overgået af Tivoli.
www.anthrobase.com /Txt/K/Kristensen_Trans_01.htm   (13273 words)

 Freetown Christiania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christiania, also known as the Freetown Christiania, is a partially self-governing neighborhood in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark, which has established semi-legal status as an independent community.
Christiania was founded in 1971, when a group of hippie squatters took over an area of abandoned military barracks.
The drug trade in Christiania has been a source of constant outrage for many Danish politicians and the current right-wing government is taking a number of steps to "normalize" Christiania, i.e.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Free_State_of_Christiania   (771 words)

 Mermaid Lounge - May 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But Christiania, now home to an estimated 1.000 people, continues to be accepted by both the public and the government as a social experiment.
The 28 year old history of Christiania is one of countless battles between the residents and the Danish Ministry of Defense, which is the legal owner of the district.
Today Christiania is tolerated as a "social experiment", provided the inhabitants continue to pay for their own water and electricity, as well as a common monthly rent of only 880 DKR ($125) per resident.
www.denmark.org /mermaid_May99/christiania.html   (554 words)

 Storm on Christiania - International Miscellaneous - Indymedia Ireland
Danish police, having been embarrassed by the presence of the autonomous free town of Christiania for decades, are preparing to attack the town under the guise of ridding it off its thriving cannabis trade.
Christiania was founded in 1971 by hippies as part of the Danish counter-culture movement.
Christiania must be one of the most successful autonomous zones, but like all such places it will eventually come into conflict with the state.
www.indymedia.ie /newswire.php?story_id=60604&PHPSESSID=814a3b29d752ca785a5b65c8a96be4db   (1030 words)

 UK Indymedia | Danish government wants to evict Christiania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Christiania has since during the last 32 years been a social and cultural oasis in the centre of Copenhagen.
The truth is that Christiania is a beautiful area that is very attractive for entrepreurs that have finished their work privatising most of the other attractive costal areas of Copenhagen.
Christiania is a symbol of freedom, and is an ongoing experiment for alternative solutions and expressions.
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/regions/london/2004/05/291050.html   (770 words)

 The Observer | Magazine | Going up in smoke
Situated in the heart of Copenhagen, Christiania occupies an old army barracks that was squatted when it was vacated by the military in the early Seventies.
Liv has spent her whole life at Christiania and is now one of the few Christianites of her age (26) who has not had to move out to find a flat of her own.
In terms of image, the dealers, for all their ruthless self-interest, are as intimately associated with Christiania as the ravens are with the Tower of London.
observer.guardian.co.uk /magazine/story/0,11913,1153240,00.html   (4575 words)

 Christiania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Christiania agreed to pay for the use of water and electricity, and in return recife political acceptance as a "social experiment".
Christiania´s own picture is that of an ecological oriented city, based on a modest economy and extensive self government.
Christiania is divided into 15 areas: The Southern Area, The Arc of Peace, The Prairie, The Ting House, Psyak, The Milky Way, The Factory Area, The Lion House, The Dandelion, The Northern Area, The Blue Caramel, The Hog weed Area and Southern, Middle and Northern Dyssen.
www.sterneck.net /cybertribe/utopie/christiania/index.php   (7411 words)

 Christiania: the cleaner, friendlier Amsterdam
They named it "Christiania" after King Christian IV (1577-1645) who had originally commissioned the building of the barracks, as well as many of Copenhagen's other notable attractions, including Rosenborg Castle and the 35-metre-high Round Tower in the city centre.
Christiania is the place to go in Denmark if you want to meet people, from Denmark or virtually anywhere else around the world.
Christiania on, the other hand, is the kind of place where you'll see one man walking around in a top hat on stilts, and another holding a crystal to his forehead trying to get himself "recharged".
www.cannabisculture.com /articles/1402.html   (2133 words)

 About Christiania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Christiania has several of its own art galleries.
Christiania is in great danger of extinction as the government is currently passing a law that will privatise all houses and apartments.
Perhaps Christiania has done too well and thereby drawn unwanted attention to the problems of Danish society in general, where loneliness is common and social relations are increasingly on the decline.
www.christiania.org /folderus   (1719 words)

 FORSVAR CHRISTIANIA: NYHEDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Defend Christiania will so far focus on more extrovert activities with the purpose of informing about bill L205, the Government´s plans to close the free city as well as on gathering support for the continued development in Christiania, based on the values of joint ownership, diversity and solidarity.
Christiania was also represented at almost all the stages with either flags or t-shirts worn by the artists.
During the Festival, Defend Christiania visited all the stages — the climax being at the closing concert of the Festival, with the support of Baby Woodrose at the Orange stage.
www.forsvarchristiania.dk /index.php?id=2&backPID=5&tt_news=26   (1549 words)

 University of Greenwich :: Christiania Exhibition
The visit to Christiania aimed to familiarize the students to a self-built and self-governed community and to the possibilities of communal living.
Using the background of the new, strict, immigration laws in Denmark, the students were asked to imagine Christiania as a City of Refuge ˆ a place where immigrants could be granted a Christiania Passport.Thus they could dwell, temporarily, or until they are granted the right to remain permanently in Denmark.
Transforming Christiania from (Free) Town to a City (of Refuge) required a drastic increase in the density of the existing built environment.
www.eds.gre.ac.uk /christiania   (260 words)

 Christiania, Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The free city of Christiania was founded on 26 September 1971 by a group of hippies who had settled in the barracks of Badmandsstraede, on the Amager island in Copenhagen.
In 1991, a local law made of Christiania a "free zone", open to all, car-free and placed under the responsibility of its inhabitants.
Each inhabitant of Christiania has to pay a monthly rent of 1,600 Danish crowns (215 euros) for electricity, heating, road maintenance, land tax, child-care center, kindergarten, leisure and other public costs.
flagspot.net /flags/dk-chris.html   (274 words)

 Slots- og Ejendomsstyrelsen - Christiania
The amended act came into effect on 15 June 2004, and the purpose of the act is to lay down the framework for new development of the area, which accommodates an alternative social structure but according to the general rules of Danish law.
On 15 June 2004, responsibility for the Christiania Area was transferred from the Ministry for Defence to the Minstry for Finance, which has in turn delegated this authority to the Danish Palaces and Properties Agency.
Christiania’s residents and neighbours, the Municipality of Copenhagen and the National Government, as well as other interested parties of relevance.
www.kronborg.dk /169000c   (467 words)

 Christiania | MetaFilter
Christiania, the spunky Danish autonomous zone near Copenhagen, may soon be shut down after 32 years of self governance.
Christiania is indeed a very lovely place, and if they try to shut it down, there will be protests the city have never seen before (i think).
If Christiania was able to solve some of these problems, mainly the first one, i think the place would stand a much better chance of making it through the current administration.
www.metafilter.com /mefi/30476   (1360 words)

 Christiania | Copenhagen | Travel Story and Pictures from Denmark
Until 1971, Christiania was a quarter with army barracks.
People living here make the best of their lives, have their own bars and restaurants serving delicious food, making their houses as beautiful and colourful as they want, a communal way of living, and apart from having a direct form of democracy, they have the privilege of not having to pay taxes.
The spirit of Christiania remains, however, stretching responsibility of its citizens as far as possible.
www.traveladventures.org /continents/europe/christiania.shtml   (276 words)

 S/S Angelo - Passenger lists and Emigrant ships from Norway-Heritage
Nicholson from Christiania to Hull with 134 emigrants.
Then for the rest of 1874 she was maintaining the Christiania Hull service together with the S/S Hero.
The Angelo was steady on in the Christiania service until 1905, when she was released by the S/S Salmo.
www.norwayheritage.com /p_ship.asp?sh=angel   (1425 words)

 Christiania: A Hippy Vision Endures - Copenhagen, Denmark - BootsnAll.com
One of the more historically notorious attractions in free-wheeling, progressive Copenhagen, Denmark is an ongoing "social experiment" called Christiania, a small section of the city that a bunch of art students and hippies more or less conquered and settled in 1971.
Despite repeated threats from the government to clear the area, Christiania is still around 33 years later and has been successful in developing an impressively organized community that is home to more that 1,000 permanent residents.
There is little subtlety in the way business is conducted on Christiania's "Pusher Street" where rickety shacks, folding tables and wooden benches are tightly lined up on both sides of the street for about 100 yards, selling a dizzying assortment of hash and hash related paraphernalia.
www.bootsnall.com /travelstories/europe/may04denmark.shtml   (879 words)

 The Observer | International | End is nigh for Danish commune
The main grievance of Moller and his colleagues is that Christiania, which is a no-go area for Copenhagen's police, has become a haven for drug dealers.
Only residents of Christiania, who have to be admitted by a consensus vote of its governing council, are allowed by the commune to sell drugs on Pusher Street.
One seller on Pusher Street, who was born in Christiania, said he and his fellow tradesmen would battle to save their livelihoods.
observer.guardian.co.uk /international/story/0,6903,1111171,00.html   (1193 words)

 IgoUgo: Copenhagen Attractions, Copenhagen Festivals, Things To Do In Copenhagen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The anarchic centre of 'alternative' Denmark, Christiania was founded in 1971 as a direct result of the student uprisings of the 1960s.
Today Christiania is home to some 750 'outsiders' and is a Free City, meaning it is not part of the city, the country, or the European Union.
Most guidebooks will tell you that Christiania was founded by hippies that took over some abandoned military barracks in Copenhagen and founded their own free city, independent from Denmark (complete with its own flag), where they legalized drugs and have been operating there, completely illegally, for more than thirty years.
www.igougo.com /planning/journalEntryActivity.asp?type=2&entryID=15286   (716 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Denmark backs hippy idyll plans
Since 1971, Copenhagen has tolerated the existence of Christiania in its midst, a home to hippies and leftists in pursuit of an alternative lifestyle.
Several suspects were apprehended and, say police, Christiania's booming cannabis economy, said to be worth some $80 million annually, was shattered.
Christiania is one of Copenhagen's biggest tourist attractions.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/3768199.stm   (290 words)

 Christiania on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Christiania Theater and Norwegian Nationalism: Bjornson's defense of the 1856 Whistle Concerts in "Pibernes Program".
CHRISTIANIA BANK GROUP: Stable loans, satisfactory profit and increased solidity.
Denmark's Hippies Hit Their Golden Years: The residents of Christiania, where the 1970s never died, face a very modern problem: an aging population.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/x/x-c1hristia-ia.asp   (336 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Storming Denmark's drugs stronghold
Their 10-hour-long incursion into Christiania resulted in 48 arrests - almost all for the possession or sale of cannabis, a drug banned in Denmark.
After decades of defiance, it seems Christiania is finally being brought to heel.
A deal was later struck, whereby the squatters could lead lives free from official interference, as long as they paid their taxes and utility bills.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/3524274.stm   (859 words)

 Lie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Academy of Science in Christiania was reluctant to publish his work, and at this stage Lie began to despair that he would become accepted in the mathematical world.
One reason was undoubtedly his isolation in Christiania, but a second reason was that his papers were not easily understood, partly through his style of writing and partly because his geometrical intuition greatly exceeded that of other mathematicians.
He has studied material from the University of Leipzig and believes that Lie changed his attitude toward Engel because Lie still felt a lack of recognition yet he knew that he was in a different class as a creative mathematician to Engel.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Lie.html   (2678 words)

 Christiania at Vail - Vail Colorado - located at the base of Vail Mountain
The Christiania lodge is located at the base of Vail Mountain and enables guests to enjoy all the comforts of home during their vacation in Vail.
The Christiania properties are all located in Vail Village and in walking distance to Vail Mountain.
If you need additional information about the Christiania at Vail, please fill out the request form so we can accommodate your needs.
www.christiania.com   (124 words)

 Defending Christiania
They have joined together with people of Christiania in the Defend Christiania initiative which at this moment continues the mobilisations and the extension of democracy and self-government in all of Copenhagen towards a manifestation on May 22 heading towards the Danish parliament which is to take its final decision on the L205 in those days.
Visit the Defend Christiania initiative which is a new initiative of users and inhabitants of Christiania, determined to defend the free-town.
Learn more about the history of Christiania and the continuing struggles in the defense of the free-town and have a guided tour in the area.
www.globalproject.info /art-967.html   (502 words)

 Abel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Holmboe was able to help Abel gain a scholarship to remain at school and Abel was able to enter the University of Christiania in 1821, ten years after the university was founded.
Abel was encouraged by Crelle to write a clearer version of his work on the insolubility of the quintic and this resulted in Recherches sur les fonctions elliptiques which was published in 1827 in the first volume of Crelle's Journal, along with six other papers by Abel.
He reached Christiania in May 1827 and was awarded a small amount of money by the university although they made sure they had the right to deduct a corresponding amount from any future salary he earned.
www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk /history/Mathematicians/Abel.html   (2835 words)

 Christiania 2003 report www.hempcity.net
Maruska and me had not been to Christiania for over a year, in the meanwhile we heard and read that the pot-loving community had been put under pressure by the authorities, once more.
We had called some friends in Christiania to confirm the bad news, but Luna told us it was nothing new, the new government wants to get the property back, as usual.
Flemming only smokes and shares outdoor skunk, he is a pure bio person, and some kind of dog whisperer, he is the one people turn to when their canine is sick or hurt.
www.hempcity.net /travelreports/christiania2003   (1331 words)

 Scandinavian Studies: The Christiania Theater and Norwegian Nationalism: Bjornson's defense of the 1856 Whistle ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
IN MAY 1856, Bjornstjerne Bjornson organized "pipekonserter" [whistle concerts] at the Christiania Theater to protest the hiring of the Dane Ferdinand Schmidt.
A former brush-maker with limited acting abilities, Schmidt was officially only visiting the Christiania Theater, but in fact he and his wife had been promised permanent positions.
Outraged that the management of the Christiania Theater persisted in preferring Danes--no matter how untalented or poorly trained--to Norwegian actors, Bjornson and his followers convinced their friends and acquaintances to whistle during...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:125486747&refid=holomed_1   (193 words)

 Holiday in Copenhagen (København), Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is the entrance to the Freetown Christiania (Fristaden Christiania).
Christiania is like another country, situated in Copenhagen.
This woman, who had lived in Christiania for 21 years, was our guide in Christiania.
www.pvv.ntnu.no /~heidit/copenhagen/copenhagen   (799 words)

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