Episode 05/S2: On Urban, Virtual and the Household (with Rob Shields)

In this episode, Shruti Malik engages in an organic conversation with Professor Rob Shields from the University of Alberta. Through the podcast, they touch upon various aspects beginning with understanding the difference in perspective on epistemology of space between the fields of architecture and sociology. This then goes on to discuss the course of research […]

Episode 04/S2: Tim Cresswell: On Place, Mobility & Poetry

In this episode, two of our fellows, Jessica Balling and Nina Welters sit down for a stimulating conversation with Tim Cresswell, who holds the Oglivie Char of Geography at the University of Edinburgh. Together, they follow Tim´s personal and academic journey and shed a particular light on the development of his research interests in place […]

Episode 03/S2: Technologizing the Urban

In this episode of our GraKo’s Podcast, Ph.D. fellow Fabian Ebeling talks with Jennifer Ang, an Associate Professor at the Singapore University of Social Sciences and currently principal investigator of the Southeast Asia Neighborhoods Network 2.0. The conversation revolves around how Singaporean urban landscapes change under the influence of smartification and technologization, and in how […]

Episode 02/S2: Habitat Studies and Indigenous Resistance

In this episode, Johanna Lederer is joined by Richard Costa, a doctoral candidate and research assistant at the University of Alberta. Guided by their research interests, they discuss habitat studies in the first section of the episode and Indigenous resistance in the second section of the episode. They focus on magpies, the question of non-human […]

Episode 01/S2: Archeology as Practicing Place

In this episode of Thereabouts: The Practicing Place Podcast, Ph.D. fellow Moritz Wischert-Zielke engages in an interdisciplinary conversation with Kilian Vief, an aspiring student of archeology. The discussion focuses on the excavation site as a practiced place whereas the two examine aspects spanning from shoveling dirt and the role of findings to controlled destructions, lost […]

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 (Bard College, Berlin), the term ended with an art installation, “Borders, Migrations, Refugees”. The discussion addresses the intercultural […]

Episode 04/S1: 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 03/S1: 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 02/S1: 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 01/S1: 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 […]