Category: Case Studies


From Mining Site to Mining City: the Case of Mes Aynak, Afghanistan

If I asked you to describe a mining city, the picture you will paint would be probably that of a dusty, smoky, ugly and polluted city dominated by a somehow melancholic atmosphere due to both the poor and dangerous conditions of the mining workers and the predictability of the city’s decline once resources are exhausted or extraction unviable…


Conference Report: Co-spatiality: Changing rules of double use, excluding, inviting, imagining

For three years, the Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe „Religion and Urbanity: Reciprocal Formations“ has organized an annual conference focusing on theoretical questions. In general, the research group examines from an interdisciplinary perspective how urbanity and religion influenced...


Wie religiöse Minderheiten die Stadt zur Stadt machen

Dieser Beitrag möchte eine konkrete Behauptung in den Mittelpunkt stellen und plausibel machen: Religiöse Pluralität, und gerade auch das Vorhandensein von religiösen Gruppen, die als Minderheiten gesehen werden oder sich so betrachten, gehört rund um das Mittelmeer und in Europa und davon geprägten Stadtkulturen zur Idee von Stadt dazu.


A Very Urban Space: Munich’s Old Northern Cemetery

During my recent stay in Munich, I was also able to visit some urban cemeteries in Munich. As part of my project on the urban dead in Munich and London, I am also interested in the positioning, uses and meanings of cemeteries and so it is always helpful to visit them and get an overview of the spaces that still exist…

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