Methods Approach: Mapping & Field Note Writing

One can observe academics as well as non-academic disciplines with a research interest in urban settings facing methodological challenges when searching for ways to visualize and analyze the urban every day, its social and spatial connections, interactions, infrastructures and complexities. As ethnographers, geographers, artists and urban planners, our research methods must navigate multiple scales of…

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ONLY TWO WEEKS TO GO!

The final program for our upcoming KOSMOS workshop BEYOND URBAN TRANSFORMATION. Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Urban Everyday Life is out now. We are very looking forward to meeting excellent and inspiring speakers & participants from all over the world to widen our perspectives on urban commons and resilience.  For more information please have a look into…

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BEYOND URBAN TRANSFORMATION KOSMOS Workshop 2018

CfP | CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS The workshop brings together senior and junior scholars from urban anthropology, human geography and design to collaborate on researching how urban transformation can be studied ethnographically from the perspective of urban everyday practice along the topics of urban commons and resilience. The KOSMOS Workshop is funded by the Excellence Initiative by Humboldt-University of Berlin and hosted at Georg-Simmel…

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A Visit to Berlin

Doctoral students Carolin Genz and Holger Wilcke from Humboldt University hosted University of Toronto students Jessika Tremblay (PhD student), Bronwyn Frey (MA student) and Henry Lee Heinonen (MA student) in Berlin in October 2016. Our activities in Berlin were dedicated to establishing an official link between the University of Toronto Ethnography Lab (EL) and the…

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