December 9, 2022

Catching energy? Insights from a workshop on hacking the city by means of design interventions

Rupert Neuhöfer participated in the interdisciplinary Autumn School “Frictioned Functionality. Un/Designing Un/Sustainable Matter” in October 2022. The Autumn School was organized by the Cluster of Excellence “Matters of Activity” […]
November 29, 2022

New publication: Mediating Infrastructural Discipline: Established Practices and Changing Structures of Dar es Salaam’s Transport Sector

The article discusses the interplay of urban transport infrastructures and their need to and of discipline. Drawing on participatory observation, ride-alongs, and interviews, it elaborates the […]
October 18, 2022

International Guest Lecture by Sandra F. Joireman (29th November 12:00 c.t. -14:00)

“Return: Going home after fleeing violent conflict” During this Lunch Talk Sandra Joireman, Weinstein Chair of International Studies and Professor of Political Science at the University […]
November 17, 2022

Malve Jacobsen conducted empirical research for her project “Urban air in crisis” 

In October 2022, Malve Jacobsen went to Paris – a European metropolitan area with high air pollution, on the one hand, and various initiatives to combat air […]
November 17, 2022

Sandra Petermann receives The Grand Princely Order of the Pink Flamingo from the Principality of Aigues-Mortes  

As part of her research project on micronations, Sandra Petermann went to Camarque, more precisely to the Principauté d’Aigues-Mortes, at the end of September. The micronation was founded in […]
November 17, 2022

Lecture and Prix Molière at the 3e Sommet de la MicroFrancophonie in Blaye 

At the end of August, the 3rd summit of the MicroFrancophonie took place from 26 to 28 August 2022 on the French Atlantic coast in the Principauté d’Hélianthis, situated in Blaye (see here […]
November 16, 2022

Bayreuth und Fränkische Schweiz B (Oktober 2022)

Vom 4. bis 6. Oktober 2022 lernten wir unter dem Motto „Bayreuth und die Fränkische Schweiz: mehr als Wagner, Bier und Wandern?“ ausgewählte human- und physischgeographische Themen des […]
November 16, 2022

Bayreuth und Fränkische Schweiz A (August 2022) 

Unter dem Motto „Bayreuth und die Fränkische Schweiz: mehr als Wagner, Bier und Wandern?“ haben sich 21 Studierende zunächst im Regionalseminar und anschließend vom 8. bis […]