Master in Critical Urbanisms: New Study Track, Apply now

The Urban Studies program at the University of Basel is pleased to announce a new study track in its Master in Critical Urbanisms curriculum. In addition to a semester of research on urbanism from the Global South at the African Centre for...
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Winter School 2020

Migration Infrastructure: Mapping the European Border Regime

Open Position: Post-Doctoral Associate Position In Design, Infrastructure, and Politics

Concordia University Department of Sociology and Anthropology in Montreal, Canada is seeking a post-doctoral associate for a position of 3 years (potentially extendable to 4 years pending funding) as part of the global research project,...

Urban Research Design Workshop 2019

The Research Design Workshop is an annual event for the MA students in Critical Urbanisms, taking place in the second half of their semester at the University of Cape Town.

Remo Reginold (Independent scholar - Critical Urbanisms) gives an interview to Badische Zeitung about the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka (in German)

Architecture and the Environment

Read Prof. Kenny Cupers' new co-written piece on architecture and the environment: Despite its ubiquity in contemporary discourse, the notion of the environment has yet to be analysed as a central category of thought in architectural...

Professor Sophie Oldfield visiting Cornell University

Professor Sophie Oldfield has been a Cornell University Distinguished Africanist Scholar, hosted by the Cornell University Department of City and Regional Planning.

Final Review Highway Africa Research Studio 1

After conducting fieldwork in Ghana, the group of students from the MA in Critical Urbanisms presented their final work for the Research Studio 1: Highway Africa: Infrastructure, Decolonization, and the City.

Urban Immersions

Read 'Urban Immersions', Laura Nkula-Wenz's and Sophie Oldfield's recently published piece in the European Association of International Education's winter issue of Forum, focused on 'Unexpected Internationalisation'.

Infrastructure Space and the Future of Migration Management

On 10 December 2018 Bilgin Ayata and Kenny Cupers hosted a kick-off workshop on the research project "Infrastructure Space and the Future of Migration Management: The EU Hotspots in the Mediterranean Borderscape" with the following...