Marshrutkas are running, and running, and running…

When you have spent some time in the post-Soviet space, you certainly are acquainted with marshrutkas — those ubiquitous minibuses which, more often than not, form the backbone of the public transport systems in urban and rural areas of the former Soviet Union. Strangely enough,

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…………

CfA: ira.urban PhD fellowship!

Dear all, We are happy to offer a new ira.urban PhD Fellowship in the field of post-Sowiet urban economy! Please, read more here: PhD Fellowship ira urban-urban economy_24_07_2014 We are looking forward to many interesting applications!!

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Summer School in Rostov: preliminary schedule available

Hello everybody, we are looking forward to our ira.urban summer school which takes place in couple of days in Rostov on Don (Russia)! We are very happy about the interesting applications of PhD students we received, and eager to get to know them/you and their/your research in Rostov.

CfA: 2 ira.urban PhD fellowships!

We are very happy to offer two new ira.urban PhD fellowships! The prosposed fields of research are as follows: Structural change of post-Soviet city regions: Comparative research on socio-economic dynamics and interregional linkages. Peripheries of post-Soviet city regions: Trends, fa

Welcome to the first ira.urban PhD fellows

The first Call for Aplications ended in Summer 2013. Out of 20 applicants from all over Europe we awarded four candidates PhD research fellowhships. The awardees are Lela Rekhviashvili from Georgia, Sohaib Hassan from Pakistan, Olga Sarapulova form Russia and Francois Bogliacina from

CfA: Three ira.urban PhD fellwoships, June 2013

The Leibniz-Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig kindly invites applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for 3 PhD fellowships to commence as soon as possible. The IfL is a non-university research institute and member of the Leibniz Association with cu