13 Jan 2021 - 15 Jan 2021

Congress / Conference / Symposium

The Coloniality of Infrastructure: Eurafrican Legacies

When Eurafrica emerged in the 1920s as an intellectual and political project to connect Europe with Africa, its goal was to ensure European colonial dominance in a changing world.
07 Dec 2020
18:00

"Engaging Pluriversal Futures": Lecture by Giulia Torino

The sixth and final lecture for the CRITICAL URBANISMS: CURRENT DEBATES Lecture Series will be given by Giulia Torino, entitled "Engaging pluriversal futures: The politics of emplacement and relationality at Bogotá’s borderlands".
23 Nov 2020
18:00

Location:
Online

"Thinking Through Buildings": Lecture by Madlen Kobi

The fifth lecture for the CRITICAL URBANISMS: CURRENT DEBATES Lecture Series will be given by Madlen Kobi, entitled "Thinking through Buildings: Urban Energy Infrastructure and Biopolitics in Postsocialist China".
23 Nov 2020
18:00

Location:
Online

News, Events

"Thinking Through Buildings": Lecture by Madlen Kobi

The fifth lecture for the CRITICAL URBANISMS: CURRENT DEBATES Lecture Series will be given by Madlen Kobi, entitled "Thinking through Buildings: Urban Energy Infrastructure and Biopolitics in Postsocialist China".
26 Oct 2020
18:00

Location:
Zoom

Organizer:
Maren Larsen

Guest lecture / Talk

"DWELLING IN LIMINALITIES: THE OTHERWISE CARE OF BUCHAREST UNDERGROUND" | Lecture by Michele Lancione

The third lecture for the CRITICAL URBANISMS: CURRENT DEBATES Lecture Series will be given by Michele Lancione, entitled "Dwelling in liminalities: The otherwise care of Bucharest underground".
26 Oct 2020
18:00

Location:
Zoom

Organizer:
Maren Larsen

News, Events

"DWELLING IN LIMINALITIES: THE OTHERWISE CARE OF BUCHAREST UNDERGROUND" | Lecture by Michele Lancione

The third lecture for the CRITICAL URBANISMS: CURRENT DEBATES Lecture Series will be given by Michele Lancione, entitled "Dwelling in liminalities: The otherwise care of Bucharest underground".
12 Oct 2020
18:00  - 20:00

Location:
Zoom

Organizer:
Maren Larsen

Guest lecture / Talk

"MO-FAYA: SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL SURVIVALS IN NAIROBI'S OUTLAW SETTLEMENT " | Lecture by Wangui Kimari

The second lecture for the CRITICAL URBANISMS: CURRENT DEBATES Lecture Series will be given by Wangui Kimari, entitled "Mo-Faya: Socio-ecological Survivals in Nairobi's Outlaw Settlement."
24 Sep 2020 - 25 Sep 2020
00:00 - 15:01

Sustainable Urbanism Across Borders, Eurodistrict International Conference

In our increasingly contested global world, cities are becoming crucial political agents in addressing climate change and planetary survival. Yet cities are rife with borders between citizens and non-citizens, rich and poor, and between...
16 Mar 2020

Location:
Kollegienhaus

Organizer:
Urban Studies

NEW DATES: What is Critical Urbanisms? Exhibition at Kollegienhaus

Curated by Urban Studies, Department of Social Sciences **UPDATE 12 OCT 2020: It's finally up for viewing! The exhibition is open to all from 12 Oct - 31 October 2020. Check it out at the Kollegienhaus, Petersplatz 1, Basel.
11 Mar 2020
18:15  - 19:45

Location:
EIB, Hörsaal 00.015

Lecture series

Lecture Series European Global Studies: «Focus Belt and Road Initiative»

Remo Reginold: «Geopolitik mal anders – Chinas versteckte Seidenstrassen»
30 Jan 2020
12:30  - 14:00

Location:
Freiburg im Breisgau

Organizer:
Arnold Bergstraesser Institut

Public event

Postcolonial Logistics: Eni's African Empire

Giulia Scotto will present her ongoing research on oil logistics imperialism at the ALMA Research Series – Freiburg’s interdisciplinary colloquium on social transformations in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa.
19 Dec 2019
09:30  - 14:00

Location:
Kollegienhaus, Mehrzweckraum 35

Organizer:
Urban Studies

Informational event

What is Critical Urbanisms?

Thesis Work Presentations and Roundtable Discussion
03 Dec 2019
12:00

Location:
Rheinsprung 9, Room 207

Lecture series

Noon-Talks: Hybrid spaces in the state developmentalist - incrementalist nexus. The case of Hawassa, Ethiopia

Presented Thomas Betschart (Urban Studies) Discussant: Ernest Sewordor (Urban Studies)
21 Nov 2019
09:15  - 18:00

Location:
Universität Zürich, Hauptgebäude, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich

Public event

Sicherheitspolitik anders denken

Interdisziplinarität und Wissenstransfer in der Sicherheitspolitik (Interdisciplinarity and Knowledge Transfer in Security Politics)
19 Nov 2019
09:30  - 14:00

Location:
Kollegienhaus, Mehrzweckraum 35

Organizer:
Urban Studies

Public event

What is Critical Urbanisms? Thesis Work Presentations and Roundtable Discussion

Join us and get a sense of MA in Critical Urbanisms thesis work and explore together with the invited discussants the potentials of interdisciplinary research in urban studies.
12 Nov 2019
19:00

Location:
Union, Klybeckstrasse 95, Basel

Organizer:
Urban Studies

Public event

Insane Contrast: Critical Photography Exhibition

A tragic line: Moria Camp vs Lesvos Island
11 Nov 2019
18:00

Location:
Kollegienhaus, Regenzzimmer 111

Lecture series

Urbanism in Conflict: Cities, Conflict and Contestation

Conflict is associated both with democratic politics and with hegemonic forms of violence. This seminar and lecture series will explore how conflict shapes cities and citizenship, and how cities and citizenship are, in turn, shaped by...
04 Oct 2019
09:00  - 17:00

Location:
Kollegienhaus, Regenzzimmer 111

Mediterranean Fascism(s) Workshop

Over the course of this day-long workshop, participants from a range of disciplines will analyse and theorize the manifold legacies of fascism and colonialism that endure in the myriad crises that now reverberate across the Mediterranean...
09 Sep 2019

Location:
Alte Gewerbeschule, Seminarraum II -160

Organizer:
Urban Studies

Critical Urban Theory

Blockcourse with Professor Ananya Roy
02 Sep 2019

Location:
Studio, Petersgraben 52, 3rd floor

Organizer:
Urban Studies

African Cities

Blockcourse with Professor Sophie Oldfield