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Gendering the City
Report on Panel I & II: Gendering the City: Culture, Identity and Mobility in Global Perspective in American Association for Geographer’s Annual Conference 2016, San Francisco Date: 29 March 2016
Report on Panel I & II: Gendering the City: Culture, Identity and Mobility in Global Perspective in American Association for Geographer’s Annual Conference 2016, San Francisco Date: 29 March 2016
Joint Fieldwork in Delhi
Prior to the Workshop, the HERA Single Project conducted joint fieldwork in Delhi, some impressions of which you can find here.
Prior to the Workshop, the HERA Single Project conducted joint fieldwork in Delhi, some impressions of which you can find here.
Delhi Workshop – Report
Report on the HERA-SINGLE workshop in Delhi “Solo-cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces, October 6-8, 2015.
Report on the HERA-SINGLE workshop in Delhi “Solo-cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces, October 6-8, 2015.
School of Urban Planning and Design
After the excursion through Old Delhi, the research team was invited to visit the Department of Urban Design at the well-known School of Planning and Architecture.
After the excursion through Old Delhi, the research team was invited to visit the Department of Urban Design at the well-known School of Planning and Architecture
Exclusions and Hierarchies in Delhi’s Premium Consumption Spaces
The first site to visit for our SINGLE team’s collective fieldwork in Delhi was the DLF Emporio, the most premium shopping mall in India, on Gandhi’s birthday.
The first site to visit for our SINGLE team’s collective fieldwork in Delhi was the DLF Emporio, the most premium shopping mall in India, on Gandhi’s birthday.
Elite Spaces and new Developments in Gurgaon
The essay accounts for the team’s research in the satellite city of Gurgaon, in particular exploring three sites and engaging with the broader project underlying the development of the town.
The essay accounts for the team’s research in the satellite city of Gurgaon, in particular exploring three sites and engaging with the broader project underlying the development of the town.
Delhi’s Hauz Khas Village and the spectacle of place
Swallowed by the city’s rapid expansion some of Delhi’s urbanised villages have recently undergone a stark metamorphosis shaped by heightened consumerism and new urban lifestyles.
Swallowed by the city’s rapid expansion some of Delhi’s urbanised villages have recently undergone a stark metamorphosis shaped by heightened consumerism and new urban lifestyles.
Envisaging Strong and Single
The article focuses on visual and audio creations that imagined and articulated safe spaces for women in public areas after the brutal assault in Delhi in 2012 on the woman who came to be known as Nirbhaya (Fearless).
The article focuses on visual and audio creations that imagined and articulated safe spaces for women in public areas after the brutal assault in Delhi in 2012 on the woman who came to be known as Nirbhaya (Fearless).
Examining the Politics of Delhi’s Queer Pride
On the 29th of November 2015 the LGBTQ community celebrated Delhi’s 8th annual Queer Pride march. This year’s pride addressed intersectionality and recent discussion on minority rights.
On the 29th of November 2015 the LGBTQ community celebrated Delhi’s 8th annual Queer Pride march. This year’s pride addressed intersectionality and recent discussion on minority rights.
An Affective Home: Rural-Urban Migrant Women in Shanghai
On October 7th, 2015, Penn presented her research findings based on her fieldwork in Shanghai at the HERA SINGLE conference titled, “Solo-Cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces” in New Delhi.
On October 7th, 2015, Penn presented her research findings based on her fieldwork in Shanghai at the HERA SINGLE conference “Solo-Cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces,” in New Delhi, India.
Care of the Self
An individual story of how to care for the self as a single professional woman living in a challenging environment.
An individual story of how to care for the self as a single professional woman living in a challenging environment.
Crime Scenes – Art, Protest, and Public Space
“The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is-it's to imagine what is possible.”(hooks, 281) This article discusses artistic occupations of space as a response to violence, globally.
“The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is-it's to imagine what is possible.”(hooks, 281) This article discusses artistic occupations of space as a response to violence, globally.
Solo-cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces
Here you can read the concept note of the next HERA SINGLE workshop “Solo-cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces”, which will take place in Dehli on 6–8 October, 2015.
Here you can read the concept note of the next HERA SINGLE workshop “Solo-cities: Representations of the ‘Single’ in Urban Spaces”, which will take place in Dehli on 6–8 October, 2015.
Christiane Brosius’ “Weiblich, ledig, ausgegrenzt – Alleinstehende Frauen in Delhi”
Christiane Brosius' article was published in Heidelberg University's Research Magazine, 2014, Issue 5. (external link)
Christiane Brosius' article "Weiblich, ledig, ausgegrenzt - Alleinstehende Frauen in Delhi" (German) was published in Heidelberg University's Research Magazine, 2014, Issue 5.
Melissa Butcher’s “How Indian Women Are Reclaiming Their Right to Public Space in Delhi”
This article, originally written for The Conversation, was picked up by Time Magazine Online. (external link)
Melissa Butcher's "How Indian Women Are Reclaiming Their Right to Public Space in Delhi", originally written for The Conversation, was picked up by Time Magazine Online.
Report on Lecture: Prof. Sanjay Srivastava (JNU Delhi)
On July 1st 2015, HERA team members at Heidelberg University were joined by renowned anthropologist Sanjay Srivastava for a doctoral workshop.
On July 1st 2015, HERA team members at Heidelberg University were joined by renowned anthropologist Sanjay Srivastava for a doctoral workshop.
Lecture: Prof. Sanjay Srivastava (JNU Delhi)
On Wednesday, July 1st, Prof. Sanjay Srivastava (JNU Delhi) will hold a lecture about “From the Five Year Plan Hero to Mr. Modi’s Masculinity: Notes on Modernity, Consumer Cultures and ‘Tradition’ in India."
On Wednesday, July 1st, Prof. Sanjay Srivastava (JNU Delhi) will hold a lecture about “From the Five Year Plan Hero to Mr. Modi’s Masculinity: Notes on Modernity, Consumer Cultures and ‘Tradition’ in India." Prof. Susan Brownell (University of Missouri-St. Louis) will lead the discussion.
Postcard Images
Further information on the images on the front of our current postcard.
Further information on the images on the front of our current postcard.
Four Members at IACS Conference, August 2015
Paper proposals of four HERA SINGLE members have been accepted for the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society conference in August 2015, titled “Unearthing Hidden Social and Discursive Practices”.
Paper proposals of four HERA SINGLE members have been accepted for the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society conference in August 2015, titled “Unearthing Hidden Social and Discursive Practices”.
Shanghai Workshop – Report
Report on the HERA-SINGLE workshop in Shanghai “Precariously Yours - Gender, Class, and Urbanity in Contemporary Shanghai", December 4-6, 2014.
Report on the HERA-SINGLE workshop in Shanghai “Precariously Yours - Gender, Class, and Urbanity in Contemporary Shanghai", December 4-6, 2014.
Vagina Monologues
On 5 December 2014, Shanghainese feminist activists Wu Xiaoyan and Cai Luoyi gave a lecture about Vagina Monologues adaptions in China.
On 5 December 2014, Shanghainese feminist activists Wu Xiaoyan and Cai Luoyi gave a lecture about Vagina Monologues adaptions in China.
Fieldwork Report: Love Club
Love Club (lianai xunlianying, 恋爱训练营) was co-founded in 2011 by phycology consultant Wu Di and salsa trainer Bob.
Love Club (lianai xunlianying, 恋爱训练营) was co-founded in 2011 by phycology consultant Wu Di and salsa trainer Bob.
Invisible Labour: Demolition and Precarity in the Global City
A comparison of ‘global cities’ begins to reveal a set of fractal patterns in the repetition of displacement and demolition.
A comparison of ‘global cities’ begins to reveal a set of fractal patterns in the repetition of displacement and demolition.
Shanghai Workshop (Flyer)
Programme flyer on the SINGLE workshop!
Programme flyer on the SINGLE workshop 'Precariously Yours: Gender, Class, and Urbanity in Contemporary Shanghai', which took place in Shanghai in December 2014.
Women’s Safety in Public Transport in Delhi
Amidst an ongoing discussion on women’s safety in public space, numerous strategies to raise comfort levels and provide safety measures for female residents have been implemented throughout Delhi.
Amidst an ongoing discussion on women’s safety in public space, numerous strategies to raise comfort levels and provide safety measures for female residents have been implemented throughout Delhi.
Multimedia Database
Films, images (both photographs and scanned images from books, magazines, brochures etc.), and texts of different kinds have been collected and stored in a multi-media database.
Films, images (both photographs and scanned images from books, magazines, brochures etc.), and texts of different kinds have been collected and stored in a multi-media database.
Digital Humanities
Experts from the Digital Humanities department at Heidelberg University, the Heidelberg Research Architecture (HRA) team, introduced the CRP members to the metadata framework Tamboti.
Experts from the Digital Humanities department at Heidelberg University, the Heidelberg Research Architecture (HRA) team, introduced the CRP members to the metadata framework Tamboti.
Awarded Film “Gulabi Gang” in Karlstorkino
The movie “The Gulabi Gang” (2014) by Indian filmmaker Nishtha Jain will be shown at the Karlstorkino on November 15, 2014.
The movie “The Gulabi Gang” (2014) by Indian filmmaker Nishtha Jain will be shown at the Karlstorkino on November 15, 2014. The event is organised by the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) project “SINGLE” initiated by Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius.
Meeting with Prof. Saraswati Raju (June 16, 2014)
At the meeting with SINGLE project members she elaborated on the entanglement of employment, space and gender and the role of location for gendered practices.
At the meeting with SINGLE project members she elaborated on the entanglement of employment, space and gender and the role of location for gendered practices.
Meeting with Arunava Dasgupta (June 3, 2014)
Arunava Dasgupta talked to SINGLE Project members about issues of safety in and identified ‘problem areas’ in Delhi.
Arunava Dasgupta talked to SINGLE Project members about issues of safety in and identified ‘problem areas’ in Delhi.
Meeting with Prof. Aparna Rayaprol (May 6, 2014)
Prof. Rayaprol met with SINGLE project members to discuss the different waves of feminism in India and shared her concerns about the current gender politics.
Prof. Rayaprol met with SINGLE project members to discuss the different waves of feminism in India and shared her concerns about the current gender politics.
HRA Workshop 2014
The HRA workshop took place from April 14-16, 2014 at the Karl Jaspers Centre in Heidelberg.
The HRA workshop took place from April 14-16, 2014 at the Karl Jaspers Centre in Heidelberg. Coordinated by Prof. Christiane Brosius, the workshop trained the SINGLE Project members in using the metadata framework Tamboti, in Annotating Images and videos, and in using multimedia libraries.
Project Presentation in Dubrovnik, 2013
Project presentation by project leader Christiane Brosius at the HERA JRP Cultural Encounters Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 30 September – 1 October 2013.
Project presentation by project leader Christiane Brosius at the HERA JRP Cultural Encounters Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 30 September – 1 October 2013.
Kick-Off-Workshop 2013
The Beginning of SINGLE!
The Kick-off workshop took place from December 5-7, 2013 at the Karl Jaspers Centre in Heidelberg. During the workshop all individual projects were presented, common key terms were defined, publication strategies and possible cooperation with individuals and institutions were discussed. Moreover, the dates for the next workshops were scheduled, the content of upcoming workshop in Shanghai was outlined and possibilities for joint fieldwork were selected.
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