CfP:Cities and Historic Textile Complexes: Typology, Good Practice, and Global Perspectives for Conservation

Venue: Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Georg Simmel Center, Mohrenstr. 41, R 415, 10117 Berlin-Mitte, Germany (April 24, 2020) Excursion to Forst, Lausitz, Brandenburg with INIK (April 23, 2020) Optional guided tour: Deutsches Technikmuseum and Gleisdreick area in Berlin (April 25, 2020) For nearly three centuries, the textile sector led industrialization and urbanization in Europe. Textile … More CfP:Cities and Historic Textile Complexes: Typology, Good Practice, and Global Perspectives for Conservation

UrbCulturalPlanning Conference

The first Baltic UrbCulturalPlanning Conference is happening in Kiel: a gathering of urbanists and city planners, artists, researchers and academics, students, community organizers, politicians and activists, to explore key aspects of taking a cultures and arts perspective in urban strategies and practice.The aim of the three-day conference with workshops, speeches, panel discussions and urban city … More UrbCulturalPlanning Conference

Rethink Open-Form – looking for City-Discoverers

What does your street, neighbourhood or city mean to you? We are collecting imaginations, impressions, experiences and opinions on the meaning of urban spaces in Berlin. You want to join? Let’s play and explore the city! To participate, please send an e-mail to kiezmindarchive@gmail.com  Weitere Informationen & Spieltermine /More information & game schedule: https://www.zku-berlin.org/de/timeline/open-form-neu-denken/

Ost – Berlin

  East Berlin Half a Capital An exhibition on the history of the “capital of the GDR” from the late 1960s to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The exhibition focuses on everyday life in East Berlin. It shows the city as a place balancing between its role as a centre of power … More Ost – Berlin

wethecity: Plurality and Resistance in Berlin and Instanbul

“We, the City. Plurality and Resistance in Berlin and Istanbul” Date: 23-25 May 2019 | Venues: Moviemento Kino, Humboldt Graduate School, Tieranatomisches Theater, Aquarium (Südblock) Who are we, the city? Can we find a non-hegemonic conception of ‘we’ by thinking the instances of resistance in Berlin and Istanbul together?The conference invites to examine how residents … More wethecity: Plurality and Resistance in Berlin and Instanbul

Making Futures

Making Futures School launches its open call for participation: Over the course of two weeks, 70 participants are invited to take part in a diverse curriculum facilitated by international practitioners in the field of spatial practices. Acting as a non-disciplinary learning environment, the School proposes, designs, builds, negotiates, maintains, performs and celebrates an educational and … More Making Futures

If under attack – how to react? Between Art, (Club) Culture and Resistant Structures

In the third Fact Finding Committee (UA#03) by ZKU practices of solidarity in the areas of art, activism and alternative (club) culture will be explored. 16.04 // Precarization/ Self-exploitation:  In the third event the UA#03 will work on the topic of ‘Precarious Situations/Self-Exploitation’, and deal with the situation of artists and cultural workers. The conditions … More If under attack – how to react? Between Art, (Club) Culture and Resistant Structures

CfP:Spaces of Hope: Critical Perspectives on Spatial (Trans)Formations

Berlin, September 11th to 13th, hosted by the Graduate School of the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 1265) “Re-Figuration of Spaces” In times of escalating socio-spatial inequality and the global backlash of regressive politics, engaging with alternative and progressive forms of spatial (trans)formations has become an urgent priority for contemporary social science. Bringing together academic, activist, … More CfP:Spaces of Hope: Critical Perspectives on Spatial (Trans)Formations