Bonn as a case study

With app. 230.000 inhabitants, Bonn is a second-order city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It has been the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) form 1949 to 1990. Today, urban conflicts linked to planning processes and projects preoccupy the public a

The final ira.urban workshop in Erevan, Armenia

In October 2015 the ira.urban project hold its final workshop at the Yerevan State University, Armenia. As usually during our workshop we had a fruitful talks with the representatives of local government and scientific society. We have known about problems of economic development of A

Fourth ira.urban workshop, impression from Tbilisi

The Tbilisi State University hosted the fourth ira.urban workshop. It took place from 17th to 19th of September 2014. Besides intensive working environment with our colleagues, Tbilisi workshop presented us the unique and unforgettable memories and impressions. Tbilisi is one of the c

CfP: Redefining cities in post-Soviet space

Call for papers: REDEFINING CITIES IN POST-SOVIET SPACE Venue: Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL), Leipzig, Germany. 24-26 November 2016 Rationale and foci Highlighting economic, political, institutional and spatial urban reconfigurations in post-Soviet space, the conferen

CfA Summer School Space, Mobility and Transformation, Kyrgyzstan 2016

CfA Summer School Space Mobility and Transformation Kyrgyzstan 2016

CfA: PhD fellowship “Strong and weak cities”

 The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig kindly invites applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for 1 PhD fellowship to commence as soon as possible. The IfL is a non-university research institute and member of the Leibniz association with cu

Special Issue: Loss and (re-)construction of public space in post-Soviet cities

The ira.urban team is glad to announce the publication of a special issue on Loss and (re-)construction of public space in post-Soviet cities. The Special Issue of the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy ((2015) Volume 35, Issue 7/8.) is devoted to the question of the

Second ira.urban summer school in Yekaterinburg

Dear friends, our second ira.urban summer school took place from 14th to 21st of June 2015 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Here you can find some presentations of our PhD students: Presentation Christian Bülow, Presentation Mirjam Büdenbender, Presentation Felix Jaitner

CfP: Post-socialist urban infrastructures

The 6 th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States Conference: 25 years of urban change to be held in Prague on September 23-26th 2015   Post-socialist urban infrastructures: socio-material transformation and future paths. For more information here……

Calls for Applications, PhD Fellowships – deadline extended!

We would like to inform you that the Call for Application for PhD Fellowships in urban economy and urban conflicts is extended to 30th of March 2015! Please find more information in our current call. We are looking forward to interesting candidates! Mehr…………