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.


Main Event: Online dialogue with Dr. Robert Pijpers (Hamburg University): In-depth geopolitics: between socio-spatial arrangements and the politics of verticality

19. 01. 2023 | 16:00 - 19. 01. 2023 | 17:30
In the first ETROD session of the new year we welcome Dr Robert Pijpers (Hamburg University) who will share his research on ´In-depth geopolitics: between socio-spatial arrangements and the politics of verticality´.


Call for Papers & Symposium: Urban-Industrial Entanglements in Crisis

22. 02. 2023 | 00:00 - 24. 02. 2023 | 00:00
European Humanities University, Vilnius
The Symposium is a context to reflect on and discuss urban-industrial entanglements in the course of the current European energy crisis. It is also an occasion to look at fragilities and moments of relations between ‘urban’ and ‘industrial’ in a wider geography.


Online dialogue with Prof. Laura Watts (University of Edinburgh): Energy at the End of the World

17. 11. 2022 | 16:00 - 17. 11. 2022 | 17:30
In this ETROD session Prof. Laura Watts will share insights from her long-term ethnographic engagement with the making of local energy futures, from marine energy to hydrogen fuel, on the islands of Orkney, off the northern coast of Scotland.


Decarbonising Electricity

A Comparison in Socio-ecological Relations
This project addresses the legitimacy question in shifting from fossil to renewable energy in policy and practice. It compares India as a low-income emerging industrial country, Germany as a post-industrial high income country, and Australia as a high-income extractivist country.


Workshop: CityIndustries

7-9 November 2018 –– Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Workshop at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Project Presentations, field trip to Bitterfeld and the Industry and Film Museum in Bitterfeld (Wolfen), and work on concepts.


Call for Applications: Online Course Culture and Geographies of Energy Transition

7th June-17th June 2021 –– Summer University Course “Cultures and Geographies of Energy Transition”


Call for Applications: Critical Urbanism Summer Workshop "Spatialities of Digital Twinning"

29 June-8 July 2022 –– European Humanities University in Vilnius (Lithuania)
Critical urbanism summer workshop "Spatialities of Digital Twinning". Deadline: 2 May 2022.