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” […]
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

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 […]
September 22, 2022

Research Group Members participating in the Annual Meeting of British Geographers in Newcastle

In late August, some members of our research group travelled to Newcastle (UK) to participate in this years’ Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society […]
July 19, 2022

Guest Lecture by Frank Edward (UDSM)

On June 23rd 2022 we were able to welcome Frank Edward from the History Department of the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to our Lecture Series.
May 17, 2022

International Conference “Adaptation and Resilience to Climatic and Environmental Changes in the Indian Ocean World”

As part of the partnership on “Appraising risk, past and present” , the Indian Ocean World Centre at McGill University hosted an online conference from the […]
June 20, 2022

Film Screening at Geography Department on 09 June 2022: “Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin”

The Brachen of Berlin are unique. Emerging from war-time destruction, economic malaise, and geo-political division, these ostensibly empty sites evolved into laboratories for botanists, artists, and […]
June 13, 2022

Counter-Geographies of Extinction

While abstract numbers and lists with latin species names dominate science communication around extinction, what it means for species and their place-specific ways of life to […]