Markiert: Infrastructures

“Pickled Infrastructures”

Improvisation on Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman’s photographs and discussion paper: “Infrastructure Development in Northeast India – Examining Inequality and Exclusion in the Development Promise of Progress and Prosperity”. Anton Nikolotov is an experimental anthropologist currently completing his PhD at the Institute for...

Academy Working Days

      We have three days to go and then the Academy is over. We have already heard about many interesting projects on very diverse topics, such as solar micro-grids, urban planning, supply chainsand have heard about countries like Kenya,...

First Working Day of the Academy

      October, 1st was the first working day of the Academy. All particiants met each other and with steering group members. After an introduction and welcome speeches, we had a project presentation and a thematic discussion, followed by...

Andreas Eckert

Andreas Eckert, member of the steering committee, is Professor of African History at Humboldt University Berlin (since 2007) and has been leading the “IGK Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History (re:work)” research center since 2009. Before that, he...

Jonathan Rigg

Jonathan Rigg, member of the steering committee, is Director of the Asia Research Institute and Professor of Geography at the National University of Singapore. He works on issues of agrarian transformation, poverty, vulnerability, migration, disaster and livelihoods in the Asian...

Franz Waldenberger

Franz Waldenberger, member of the steering committee, is Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) in Tokyo. He is on leave from Munich University where he holds the professorship for Japanese Economy at the Munich School of Management...

James D. Sidaway

James D. Sidaway, member of the steering committee, has served as a Professor of Political Geography at NUS since January 2012. Previously he was Professor of Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam and prior to that a Professor of...

Weiqiang Lin

Weiqiang LIN is a member of the steering committee. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, NUS, with a specialised interest in air transport, logistics and the production of infrastructures. His work straddles between social-cultural geographical approaches (affect,...

Simone Lässig

Simone Lässig,member of the steering committee, has been the director of the German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington DC, since 2015. She is currently on leave from the University of Braunschweig, where she holds a professorship in modern history, and from...