Nils-Eyk Zimmermann

Political Science, consultant, project manager. Born 1973 in Wolfenbüttel, Degree in Political Science (Potsdam University). 2003-2018 Program Manager Active Citizenship (Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg of Robert Bosch Stiftung and MitOst) and Manager Publications for the international network MitOst. Initiator of different projects at the intersection between civil society, urban activism and education. 2015/16 Initiator of the Competendo online platform for key competency-centered learning.… WeiterlesenNils-Eyk Zimmermann »

Mary Dellenbaugh-Losse

Landscape Architecture & Urban Geography; Consultant & Project Manager. Born in 1982 in Princeton, NJ, USA. 2001-2006 B.S. in Forest Science from the University of New Hampshire.  2007-2010 Masters in Landscape Architecture at the Hochschule Anhalt (FH).  2010-2013 Dr. rer. Nat. in Human Geography at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. 2013-2016 positions in academia, research and NGOs / since 2016… WeiterlesenMary Dellenbaugh-Losse »

Markus Kip

Sociology; Post-doc at the Georg-Simmel-Center for Metropolitan Studies. Born 1976 in Hamilton, ON 1999 B.A. in Philosophy and Theology, Munich School of Philosophy, SJ 1999 – 2000 Studies in Theology at Universidad Centroamericana, San Salvador, El Salvador 2002 Undergraduate diploma in Social Sciences at Humboldt Universität, Berlin 2004 M.A. in Sociology, New School for Social Research, New York City 2004… WeiterlesenMarkus Kip »

Martin Schwegmann

Geboren 1975 in Münster / 1998 -2004. Studium Architektur und Städtebau und experimentelle Mediengestaltung in Berlin (UdK). Ab 2004 Berater und Planer im Bereich Stadtentwicklung.  2006/2007 Assistenzprofessor an der Königlich Dänischen Kunstakademie Kopenhagen. 2013 Promotion bei Prof. Herrle (TU Berlin – Habitat Unit) zu Stadtentwicklung in Istanbul. 2013-2017 Programmleiter Förderprogramm “Actors of Urban Change” (Robert Bosch Stiftung und MitOst e.V.).… WeiterlesenMartin Schwegmann »

The Role of Urban Commons in the New Urban Agenda: Interview with C. Royez and B. Varnai

An interview of Martin Schwegmann (URG) with Bea Varnai and Cyril Royez from UrbaMonde (www.urbamonde.org), an international platform for initiatives working on the social production of habitat. Hear the whole Interview: The question, if urban commons or related thinking plays a role in the New Urban Agenda (NUA), was discussed. Royez and Varnai point out that articles 107 and 31… WeiterlesenThe Role of Urban Commons in the New Urban Agenda: Interview with C. Royez and B. Varnai »

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, vor allem in Metropolen die unter einer Rückentwicklung der Industrie leiden. Der vorliegende Band versucht, dieses Thema – seine Vorteile, Herausforderungen und wichtigsten Handlungsfelder – durch Theorie und praktische… WeiterlesenBuch: Städtewandel durch Kultur »

Mapping, Big Data, Civic Tech… What Role does Digitalization Play for Urban Commons?

Panel Discussion 08.06.2017; 6.30 pm;  Georg Simmel Zentrum, Mohrenstraße 41, Berlin Mitte In the panel the potential of digitalization for commoning is being critically reflected and questioned. The central question is, to what extend  the connection of digital data and people lead to new ways of commoning and potentially make these more mainstream? Participants Adrien Labaeye, Urban Researcher Urban Commons and… WeiterlesenMapping, Big Data, Civic Tech… What Role does Digitalization Play for Urban Commons? »

Newspaper Urban Commons: Bologna – a Laboratory for Urban Commoning?

27.01.2017| 7 pm; Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 23, 10969 Berlin (taz Café) More information: https://www.facebook.com/actorsofurbanchange  In Bologna, a new legislation was adopted in 2014 to encourage residents to develop their city in the sense of the Urban Commons together with the city administration. The legislation, „Colaborare e Bologna“, fills a legal gap, which allows the city administration to work unbureaucratically with individuals and… WeiterlesenNewspaper Urban Commons: Bologna – a Laboratory for Urban Commoning? »

After the “Summer of Migration“: Practices of Citizenship as Urban Commons – Summary

On Friday, November 4,  2016 Jochen Becker (metrozones), Bettina Bauerfeind (Campus Metropolis) and Arwa Aladin (Refugee Academy) discussed the topic of citizenship as an urban commons. Moderated by Markus Kip and Martin Schwegmann, the discussion confronted the challenge of envisioning models and practices of citizenship allowing for undocumented migrants to access to services such as health, education, jobs and housing.… WeiterlesenAfter the “Summer of Migration“: Practices of Citizenship as Urban Commons – Summary »