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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Last Workshop Preparations

We are in the middle of the last preparations for our upcoming KOSMOS Workshop “Beyond Urban Transformation” and very look forward to welcoming you very soon at Humboldt-University of Berlin at Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies. Wishing all our participants and speakers safe travels. Enjoy your first days exploring Berlin!   The workshop will…

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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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PUBLIC LECTURE | Prof. Dr. Alexa Färber : “The city as promissory assemblage or: how to think and study the non-/transformative”

Our upcoming public keynote is part of the KOSMOS Workshop “Beyond Urban Transformation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Everyday Life”, organized by the Urban Ethnography Lab and funded by the Excellence Initiative by Humboldt-University of Berlin, hosted at Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies, September 5-8, 2018 in Berlin. Prof. Dr. Alexa Färber Institute for European Ethnology, University of Vienna,…

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The Number of the Day

333. This is how many applications we received for our upcoming KOSMOS Workshop “Beyond Urban Transformation” in September in Berlin, Germany. Thank you very much for your huge interest in the workshop and your submissions for participation. The committee is very looking forward to reviewing your submissions. We will be in touch with you by…

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