Berlin, 2013, NASA Earth Observatory

Critical Urban Studies in Berlin, July 2014

Berlin, 2013, NASA Earth Observatory
Berlin, 2013, NASA Earth Observatory

The current post is about the workshop-conference called Current Developments in Critical Urban Studies, hosted by the Georg-Simmel-Zentrum, at the Humboldt University of Berlin. This academic workshop will be developed in Berlin, Germany on July 10th and 11th The event is composed by 8 panels in total with 21 presenters from different countries and research centres.

Programme: Critical Urban Studies

The key words of this conference-workshop are: methodological challenges, dialectic methods, urban mentality, constellations, heterotopia, urban Marxism, post-socialism, gentrification, queer city, post-colonialism, urban art, power, drawing, planetary organization, self-organization, digital habitat, city boundaries, petrol station, mobile ethnography, non-Westerns cultures of space, post-political urbanization, critics, inequalities

On Friday 11th, within the panel 5, I will participate with the paper called Energy Delimitation of Human Landscapes. An exploration of the city boundaries through mapping the networks of petrol stations. It is about the construction of a method of delimiting productive landscapes within human settlements via the networks of petrol stations. Looking forward to be there

Petrol station in Moscow  Google Street View
Petrol station in Moscow
Google Street View
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