The Urban Ethnography Lab would like to welcome you to our blog.

The posts in this blog are meant to introduce you to who we are and to our main objectives as a group of graduate students and faculty collaborating between the Georg Simmel Centre for Metropolitan Studies in Berlin and the Ethnography Lab at the University of Toronto. This collaboration has forged a new lab called the Urban Ethnography Lab.

We will update the posts as new projects and activities arise.

Posted by:Carolin Genz

Carolin Genz holds a master degree in European Ethnology and Urban Cultures from Humboldt-University of Berlin (2009-2013) and is currently doing research at the Department for Cultural and Social Geography at the Humboldt-University since 2015. Her Ph.D. topic is: "Urban Resistance: Upheaval of Civil Society? Ethnographical perspectives on the transformation of urban everyday life“. Specifically, her research focuses on practices of production and appropriation of space, urban governance and digital tools of urban resistance and network practices. Furthermore, she is an academic consultant and member of the advisory board for Gender Mainstreaming and Diversity for the Senate Department of Housing and Urban Development in Berlin.

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