Speaker Insights | Workshop “Ethnography in Urban Settings” Day I

For the first day of the Workshop we had three speakers for inspiration, sharing thoughts, discussions, and experience on the urban ethnographic methods in the interdisciplinary intersections of Urban Anthropology, Design and Geography. The three different presentations aimed to generate new ideas and visions to develop our understanding of urban settings and their social, spatial…

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Fold-Up Mapping Booklet

We are getting excited during the preparations for the upcoming workshop “Ethnography in Urban Settings”. For our mapping exercise we designed a fold-up mapping booklet with a focus on the question: “How to capture what you are sensing?” Walking through the city and trying to capture its hidden symbolic logic, cultural, social and spatial codes is…

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Upcoming Workshop “Ethnography in Urban Settings”

Ethnography in Urban Settings Intersections. Methods. Visions. August 29 – 30, 2017 | Toronto Our first workshop Ethnography in Urban Settings: Intersections. Methods. Visions. will take place on August 29th and August 30th, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The workshop will straddle the disciplinary boundaries of urban anthropology and human geography, with the intended purpose to promote rigorous…

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A Visit to Toronto

During the weeks of Oct. 10 and Oct. 24th, 2016, three graduate students from the University of Toronto Ethnography Lab (EL) and two graduate students from Humboldt University’s Georg-Simmel Centre for Metropolitan Studies (GSZ) engaged in an exchange project to initiate the establishment of a long-term transnational research collaboration under the working label of Urban…

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