Workshop II | September 5 – 8, 2018 | Berlin
Beyond Urban Transformation. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Urban Everyday Life

CfP | Call for Participants
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. In cooperation with Harvard University, the University of Toronto and Humboldt-University of Berlin 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 deadline for application is May 15, 2018.


Workshop I | August 29 – 30, 2017 | Toronto
Ethnography in Urban Settings. Intersections. Methods. Visions.

Our first workshop Ethnography in Urban Settings: Intersections. Methods. Visions. took place on August 29th and August 30th, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The workshop straddled the disciplinary boundaries of urban anthropology and human geography, with the intended purpose to promote rigorous experimentation with innovative ethnographic research techniques in urban settings at the intersection of social sciences, art, and design. For information on the detailed program find the PDF here:

More links and information to the workshop:

Fold-Up Mapping Booklet

30 Shades of Spadina Ave.

Sensory Mapping through Smellscapes

From the Imagination to the Materialization of Urban Data

Digital Mapping: Ethnography in Urban Contexts

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

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