Research for the Urban Commons.

Urban Research Group at the
Georg Simmel Zentrum für Metropolenforschung Berlin

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about us.

The URBAN RESEARCH GROUP is conducting interdisciplinary urban research with a focus on the URBAN COMMONS.

We are consisting of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers from different disciplinary and institutional backgrounds performing self-organized research in metropolitan studies. The Georg Simmel Centre for Metropolitan Studies is our platform.

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Publications

Selected books of our members:
Coworking Spaces: Urbane Räume im Kontext flexibler Arbeitswelten

Müller, Agnes Katharina Habitat International December 2018

Bologna as a Laboratory for Urban Commons

Editors: Schwegmann, Martin; Kremer, Elisabeth
In cooperation with the program "Actors of Urban Change" of Robert Bosch Stiftung

Städtewandel durch Kultur

Dellenbaugh-Losse, Mary Landeszentrale f. pol. Bildung Thüringen 2017

Urban Commons: Moving beyond State and Market.

Editors: Dellenbaugh, Mary; Kip, Markus; Bieniok, Majken; Müller, Agnes; Schwegmann, Martin No. 154 of the series: Bauwelt Fundamente June 2015

Lumpencity: Discourses of Marginality - Marginalizing Discourses

Editors: Kip, Markus; Bourke, Alan; Dafnos, Tia Red Quill Books December 2011

Das Konzept der idealen Metropole in Theorie und Praxis am Beispiel von Berlin

Bieniok, Majken; Verlag Peter Lang 2012

Georg Simmel und die aktuelle Stadtforschung

Editors: Mieg, Harald A., Sundsboe Astrid O., Bieniok, Majken; VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011

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Articles

  • Bieniok, M. (2019). Urban-Body-&-Mind-Sessions. Jahrestagung 2019, ZeE Verlag: Berlin. (in print)
  • Bieniok, M. & Bart, M. (2019). Freude, Erholung und Verbundenheit mit der Umwelt durch Urban-Body-&-Mind-Sessions – Ein Bericht aus der Praxis. Zeitschrift Umweltpsychologie, Heft 1 „Psychologie im Raum: Bildung, Arbeit, Gesundheit, Orientierung“,77-90, Pabst Sience Publishers: Lengerich.
  • Bieniok, M. (2016). Mentale Repräsentation von urbanen Lieblingsplätzen, Empirische Evaluationsmethoden (20); Workshop 2015, 7-34, ZeE Verlag: Berlin.
  • Bieniok, M. (2014). Favorite urban places, Zeitschrift Umweltpsychologie, Heft 2 (35) „Aneignung, Teilhabe, Wohlbefinden“, 67-83, Pabst Sience Publishers: Lengerich.
  • Bieniok, M. (2014). Cutting edge research – Environment related human needs and urban planning. (Chapt. 10 – p. 350) In: S. Nolen-Hoeksema, B. L. Fredrickson, G. R. Loftus & C. Lutz (Eds.) Atkinson & Hilgard’s Introduction to Psychology, (16e), Wadsworth – Cengage Learning: Andover.
  • Bieniok, M., van der Meer, E. & Beyer, R. (2013). Metropolitan Features, Their Potential to Satisfy Environment-Related Needs, and Their Implementation in the Urban Planning of Berlin, Empirische Evaluationsmethoden (17); Workshop 2012, 5-24, ZeE Verlag: Berlin.
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Our Members

Current members of the Urban Research Group
Dr. Majken Bieniok

Dipl. Psychologist, Humboldt University Berlin

Dr. Mary Dellenbaugh-Losse

B Sc. MA Landscape Architecture, Dr. rer. nat., Humboldt University Berlin | Blog

Dr. Markus Kip

M.A. Sociology, New School for Social Research, PhD York University, Toronto

Dr. Agnes Katharina Müller

Dipl.-Ing. Architect, Technical University Berlin
Profil

Dr. Martin Schwegmann

Dipl. Ing. Architect, Habitat Unit, Technical University Berlin | Blog

Nils-Eyk Zimmermann

Political scientist, consultant and author, Berlin
Blog


Our former members are:
Dr. Christina M. Heinen

Ethnomusicologist

Dr. Zofia Lapniewska

Economist, Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Katarzyna Puzon

Social Antropologist, Doctoral Candidate at the Polish Academy of Sciences and a visiting fellow at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freie Universität Berlin.

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Our Blog


Articles, Invitations, Reflections

Read Urban Resarcg Group's blog.
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Buch: Städtewandel durch Kultur
Dellenbaugh-Losse, Mary. 2017. Städtewandel durch Kultur. Erfurt: Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Thüringen. Über das Buch Städtewandel durch Kultur ist ein hochaktuelles Stadtentwicklungskonzept. Kultur birgt Potenzial für die nachhaltige Entwicklung unserer Städte,…
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Get in Touch

Where to find us

Humboldt University Berlin
Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies
Urban Research Group Urban Commons
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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Georg Simmel Zentrum für Metropolenforschung
Urban Research Group Urban Commons
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Germany
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Phone: +49-(0)30-2093-46683
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