Conference: Public Transport as Public Space (Brussels, 20-22 April 2022)

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Understanding the publicness of public transport as an understudied field of interests the PUTSPACE project came up with the conference Public Transport as Public Space in Brussels, Belgium. From the 20-22 April 2022 academic researchers, public officials, policy experts, activists and artists are sharing and gathering their knowledge and experiences of public transport under the leading question What makes public transport a type of public space, and for whom. Continue reading “Conference: Public Transport as Public Space (Brussels, 20-22 April 2022)”

Open Call: Visiting fellows programme at CoMoDe project

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography in Leipzig, Germany, invites applications for its Visiting fellows programme in the framework of the research project “Contentious Mobilities: Rethinking Mobility Transitions through a Decolonial Lens (CoMoDe)”.

Academic and non-academic applicants are welcome to apply for stays ranging from one to six months at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig. The fellowship scheme is administered by the IfL and financed by the Leibniz Association in the framework of its Junior Research Group programme. Continue reading “Open Call: Visiting fellows programme at CoMoDe project”

“The self-colonizing metaphor” – Prof. Alexander Kiossev discusses his concept with researchers in Leipzig

Master class with Prof. Alexander Kiossev at that IfL

This article by CoMoDe researcher Lyubomir Pozharliev was first published on the ifl.blog. Read the originial article here

From 28 November to 4 December 2021, the IfL and many research facilities in Leipzig had a very exciting and tense week together with Professor Alexander Kiossev from Sofia University.
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Public Lecture: The City as Spectacle of Self-Colonization – the Modernization of Sofia 1878–1914

(c) Alexander Kiossev

We are happy to invite you to the keynote lecture by Prof. Alexander Kiossev, Head of the Cultural Centre at Sofia University, on Wednesday, December 01. The lecture is part of Mittwochsvorträge in Specks Hof, a series of lectures by GWZO. It will be held online.

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Call for Sessions/Papers: RSA Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Conference 2022 in Leipzig

The Call for Sessions/Papers for the RSA Central and Eastern Europe Conference “Bridging Old and New Divides: Global Dynamics, Regional transformation” from 13 to 17 September 2022 in Leipzig is open. The conference will be held in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, the Research Centre Global Dynamics of the University of Leipzig and the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig.

  • Special session submission deadline: 21 March 2022
  • Abstract submission deadline: 16 May 2022

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Call for Papers: Conference “Multiple Decolonialities and the Making of Asian Commons”

On February 11 and February 18, 2022 the online conference “Multiple Decolonialities and the Making of Asian Commons“, organized by Hong Kong Research Hub, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the Department of English and Cultural Studies, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India, takes place. The call for papers is open until 15th of October. Especially presenters from Central Asia are warmly welcome.
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