CityIndustries is an international research network ––
it gathers scholars from various countries and disciplines, such as Social and Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, Human Geography, Political Sciences and Urban Planning.

Event

Main Event: Online Dialogue with Anna Frohn Pedersen (HU Berlin): Artisanal gold mining in Tanzania: Filmic and ethnographic explorations of hope and uncertainty

23. 06. 2022 | 16:00 - 23. 06. 2022 | 18:00
Online
In this session Anna Frohn Pedersen will provide insights into her research on artisanal gold mining in Tanzania. We are going to discuss two different outputs from her research: a film and a research paper that both deal with the risks, challenges and uncertainty that are embedded in mining but also the hopes and dreams it invokes.

Event

Online Dialogue with Sandro Mezzadra (University of Bologna): Excavating Contemporary Capitalism

28. 04. 2022 | 16:00 - 28. 04. 2022 | 17:45
Online
ETROD & CityIndustries Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogue. Please register with etrod@zirs.uni-halle.de

Event

Online Dialogue with Sean Field (University of St Andrews) : Carbon Capital. The Lexicon and Allegories of US Hydrocarbon Finance

31. 03. 2022 | 16:00 - 31. 03. 2022 | 17:45
Online
ETROD & CityIndustries Extractivism and Transition Research Online Dialogue. Please register with etrod@zirs.uni-halle.de

Research

Contested Connections

Infrastructures and the Urban Everyday in the Horn of Africa
The research project focusses on port expansions, roads, and ICT networks to investigate how contemporary geo-political and geo-economic competitions are engaging international and local power holders and shape the development of transport and communication infrastructures.

Activity

Republishment: Back to the Postindustrial Future

An Ethnography of Germany's Fastest-Shrinking City (republished)
May 2020 –– Felix Ringel’s book “Back to the Postindustrial Future: An Ethnography of Germany’s Fastest-Shrinking City” will be republished as paperback.

Activity

Research Project: Intermodal, ethnographic and museum-based research on urban economies, port work and logistics at Schuppenküche im Hafenmuseum

Schuppenküche im Hafenmuseum (“shed kitchen”) is a co-created social practice, a venue for encounters and research platform located in the midst of the port of Hamburg.

Activity

Call for Applications: Summer School Post-Nuclear Urbanism

22-31 July 2019 –– It will be fifth Summer School organised by the Laboratory of Critical Urbanism in the former "nuclear" town of Visaginas.