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COVID-19 Updates

For the University of Basel - Department of Social Sciences' coronavirus measures and safety concepts, please click this link to stay informed. For the overall safety concept by the University and the latest information with regards to the...
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Geoagenda: Geographies of COVID-19

Our very own Maren Larsen and Giulia Scotto take part in "Geoagenda: Geographies of COVID-19" in cooperation with the Swiss Academy of Sciences.
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"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."
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Call for applications: PhD-position (SNFS) in Urban Studies / Visual Arts

“Decolonizing Socialism: Entangled Internationalism. An Intersectional Study of Cold War Projects from East Germany in Cinema and Cybernetics with Relevance to the 21st Century” led by Prof. Dr. Doreen Mende, dean of MA in Fine Arts CCC at...
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Contagion and Containment

As part of the ongoing miniseries on refugees in the COVID-19 pandemic, our faculty member Prof. Dr. Kenny Cupers has published the following article entitled "Contagion and containment: curtailing the freedom of movement in times of...
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Infrastructure Between Statehood and Selfhood: The Trans-African Highway

Kenny Cupers and Prita Meier just published an article on their ongoing research on African infrastructure, exploring how highways transform statehood and selfhood. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 2020.
Winter School Poster

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Winter School 2020

Migration Infrastructure: Mapping the European Border Regime
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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.
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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...