Congratulations! BAA Dissertation Prize-Winner, Nicole Schneider

Huge congratulations to one of our associate members, Nicole Schneider, who received this year’s dissertation prize of the Bavarian American Academy. Schneider’s dissertation, “Visual Protest, Viral Images, and Virtual Participation: Protest and Photography in the Contemporary Movement for Black Lives” deals with press photographs of the current #BlackLivesMatter protests in the USA. The work considers […]

Bonus Episode: “Movement, Migration, and the Arts”

In the episode, Practicing Place PhD fellow Gustavo is joined by professor Juan Ricardo Aparicio (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) to talk about the project “Movement, Migration, and the Arts”. Bringing together classes from Colombia and Germany (Bad College, Berlin), the term ended with an art installation, “Borders, Migrations, Refugees”. The discussion addresses the intercultural […]

CfP: ‘Here, There, and Somewhere in Between: Placing, Practicing, Configuring’ Mid-term conference GRK ‘Practicing Place’

We are delighted to share the call for papers for the mid-term conference of GRK ‘Practicing Place’. ‘Here, There, and Somewhere in Between: Placing, Practicing, Configuring’ will be held on the 10th and 11th of November 2022, please submit your abstracts by June 15th – we are looking forward to reading your submissions. PDF version of […]

Episode 4: Moving through the City

In this episode, host and Ph.D. fellow Shruti Malik addresses a peculiar practice of moving through the city, walking through the city in the form of guided walking tours. She interviews famous historian, author, filmmaker and walk leader Sohail Hashmi to talk about how walking together in a group makes places and is a means […]

Episode 3: Watching Movement from Above

In this episode, your host, PhD fellow David Kempf, takes on the beautiful game. Joined by his guest, sports-scientist and sociologist Kristina Brümmer – currently a visiting professor at Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main – they tackle the proliferation of video analysis as a practice in professional football, questioning the perspectives of ‘Watching Movement from […]

Episode 2: Social Movements

Join your hosts for this episode, Sabine Aretz and Gustavo Gutierrez who will tackle the theme of “Where social movements take place”. In the first section, Gustavo talks to Daniela Gutierrez, a Ph.D. Student and researcher at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, about the practices of the social movements and protests practices that took […]

Episode 1: Moving and Academic Labour

The first episode of Thereabouts: The Practicing Place Podcast sets us on the track for this season’s topic ‘Moving’. Your hosts for this episode, Sarah Earnshaw and Fabian Ebeling, take a look a little closer to home by discussing moving as an academic practice. Moving around for work is not particular to the university, but […]