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Lecture series OUR COMMON GROUND
Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Next guest lecture 21.1.2020

The Power of the Land
Dirk Löhr, Hochschule Trier

  News & Events

Evan McDonough defended his PhD thesis
Published on Thursday, 11 January 2018
On January 9, 2018, Evan McDonough successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled „Global flows, local conflicts and the challenge of urban governance: managing the urban‑airport interface in London...
Call for Papers: RGS-IBG 2018 Annual International conference, Cardiff
Published on Tuesday, 16 January 2018
CfP: RGS-IBG 2018 Annual International conference, Cardiff (UK), 28-31 August 2018

Cross-border areas, macro-regions: rethinking the EU spatiality? 

Session sponsored by the...

New publication: The Temporary Reintroduction of Border Controls
Published on Thursday, 18 January 2018
Estelle Evrard, Birte Nienaber & Adolfo Sommarribas: The Temporary Reintroduction of Border Controls Inside the Schengen Area: Towards a Spatial Perspective

has just been pu...

New publication: Wong: Energy Risk and Governance
Published on Wednesday, 24 January 2018
New publication: Wong, CML (2018) Energy Risk and Governance: the case of Nuclear Energy in India

UK: Palg...

New publication: Wong: Sociology, risk and the environment
Published on Wednesday, 24 January 2018
New publication: Wong, CML (2018) "Sociology, risk and the environment: a material-semiotic approach”
CfP RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018
Published on Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Call for papers: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018
New publication: C. Wille: Étudier les identités spatiales ...
Published on Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Christian Wille: Étudier les identités spatiales pour étudier la frontière. Une analyse pluridimensionnelle
New publication: F. Hertweck (Ed.): Positions on Emancipation
Published on Tuesday, 30 January 2018
New publication: F. Hertweck/N. Katsikis (Eds.): Positions on Emancipation - Architecture between Aesthetics and Politics
New article from Caruso, Pigeron-Piroth et al.
Published on Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Individual and territorial determinants of internal or cross-border commutes of the working population living in France
IMISCOE conference
Published on Thursday, 08 February 2018
Borders and the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the European Union
We are hiring!
Published on Thursday, 08 February 2018
Postdoc (3-year position) starting 1 May 2018
REFUGOV
© L. Oesch
Published on Tuesday, 20 February 2018
REFUGOV - a new project on refugee camps and reception facilities supported by the FNR
New Paper: Wille
Published on Monday, 05 March 2018
Cross-border life worlds on the Luxembourg border? Wille & Roos analyse to what extent cross-border everyday mobility also promotes cross-border life worlds
CfP H2020 MOVE-project conference "Youth Mobility in the EU"
Published on Monday, 24 July 2017
We would like to announce the opening of the call for papers for the H2020 MOVE-project conference on Youth Mobility in the EU in March 2018. The three-day conference in Luxemburg offers a p...
Ph.D. position on Sustainable Development
Published on Monday, 12 March 2018
The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Political Science/Social...

New publication: Nienaber, B.: Partizipation in Großschutzgebieten
Published on Monday, 26 March 2018
Nienaber, Birte (2018): Partizipation in Großschutzgebieten – untersucht am Beispiel der Beteiligung an den Workshops zur Erstellung des Rahmenkonzeptes des Biosphärenreservates Bliesgau 2014. In:...
Einladung Buchpräsentation / Invitation présentation du livre
Published on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
La Grande Région Saar-Lor-Lux : Vers une suprarégionalisation transfrontalière ?
25. April 2018 | 16 Uhr | Haus der Großregion
11, boulevard J.-F. Kennedy | L-4170 Esch-sur-Alzette
Conference: Competitiveness strategies for the small EU states
Published on Tuesday, 03 April 2018
Chambre de CommerceLuxembourg, Kirchberg
19-20.04.2018

Conference Invitation
Competitiveness strategies for the small EU states:
economic and social pers...

Was sind Grenzen heute?
Published on Thursday, 12 April 2018
Vortrag & Diskussion: Was sind Grenzen heute?
In Berlin im Rahmen des 9. Europatages
9. Mai 2018, 12.15 bis 13:45 Uhr
Botschaft des Großherzogtums Luxemburg, Kli...
Save the date - Forum Grande Région
Published on Monday, 23 April 2018
La mobilité transfrontalière des travailleurs est-elle une ressource pour la Grande Région?

7 juin 2018, 16h00
Maison de la Grande Région
11, boulevard J.F-Kennedy...

Artikel: Bordertexturen als transdisziplinärer Ansatz...
Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Neuerscheinung der AG Bordertexturen des UniGR-Center for Border Studies:

Bordertexturen als transdisziplinärer Ansatz zur Untersuchung von Grenzen

Artikel in WORT: Ein Leben an den Rändern...
Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Luxemburger Wort, 5./6. MAi 2018

Ein Leben an den Rändern - Warum europäische Grenzregionen eine besondere Aufmerksamkeit verdienen

Job: 4.5 months Research Associate (with PhD) position
Published on Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Job offer: 4.5 months Research Associate (with PhD) position - research on the asylum reception system in Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international researc...

Invitation/Inscription Forum Grande Région
Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
La mobilité transfrontalière des travailleurs est-elle une ressource pour la Grande Région?

(deutsche Version siehe download unten)

7 juin 2018, 16h00
Maison de...

“Crisis, Endurance and the Accommodation of Urban Refugees”
Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Seminar by Dr Jonathan Darling (Durham University) on “Crisis, Endurance and the Accommodation of Urban Refugees”, 12 June
Performance on line - dialogue entre artiste et chercheurs
Published on Monday, 28 May 2018
AVEC CLIO VAN AERDE, CYRIL BLONDEL & ESTELLE EVRARD

06/06/2018 18h30

Afin de marquer le début de sa performance on line, la jeune artiste luxembourgeoi...

CfP Session Spéciale 35, RSA Conférence Lugano
RSA Lugano
Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017

CfP Session Spéciale 35  : "Autonomie locale, développement et justice spatiale" / RSA Conférence Lugano 3-6 Juin 2018

Dans le cadre de la conférence de la Regional Stu...

CfP The EU and marginality
Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017
Dans le cadre de la conférence ECPR SGEU qui se tiendra à Science Po Paris du 13 au 15 Juin 2018, nous organisons une session spéciale intitulée : “The EU and marginality: Decolonising EU poli...
UniGR-Center for Border Studies at the World Conference Border Studies
Published on Monday, 25 June 2018

17 researchers from the UniGR-Center for Border Studies attend the World Conference Border Studies

For the second time, the Association for Borderland Studies, the world’s largest networ...

CfP - SRA-Benelux 2019 Annual Conference “Reasoning with Uncertainty”
Published on Monday, 09 July 2018
Call for Papers - SRA-Benelux 2019 Annual Conference “Reasoning with Uncertainty”
25 March 2019
Retour de la frontière - Rencontre publique artiste/chercheurs
Published on Monday, 09 July 2018
AVEC CLIO VAN AERDE, ESTELLE EVRARD & CYRIL BLONDEL

11/07/2018, 18h30, L’Entr’pot, Audun-le-Tiche

 

Job: Research Assistant – Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning
Published on Tuesday, 31 July 2018
The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and E...

EMN Yearly Conference
EMN conference 2018
Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2018

10 Years EMN - European Migration Network

Yearly Conference

Attracting and retaining third-country national students and resea...

Film presentation "The human scale"
Published on Monday, 24 September 2018
Wednesday, 26 September, 18h00 in the MSA, Salle 3.500, a film will be shown on the work of the Danish Architect and Planner Jan Gehl, whose office is famous for bringing a ne...
Auftaktkonferenz / Conférence de lancement – Border Studies
Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Unter dem Titel „Border Studies: Auf dem Weg zu einem Exzellenz-Wissenschaftsnetzwerk“ präsentiert sich das Interreg VA Großregion Projekt „UniGR-Center for Border Studies“ (UniGR-CBS) am 24. Oktob...
2. Seminar 'Border Studies' / 2ème séminaire 'Border Studies'
Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Inter- und Transdisziplinarität: ein b/ordering Prozess?
Die wissenschaftliche Beschäftigung mit ‚Grenze(n)‘ ist seit jeher ein multidisziplinäres Feld, in dem verschiedene Auffassunge...
Guest lecture series in geography: SUBURBAN TRANSITIONS
Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Suburban Transitions is a guest lecture series in geography and spatial planning devoted to analysing spatial trends and policies in and for suburban areas. After at least two decades of den...
Guest lecture: CAN URBAN SPRAWL BE HALTED IN FLANDERS?
Published on Thursday, 27 September 2018
Tuesday, October 2nd, 13h-14h | MSH - Black Box
CAN URBAN SPRAWL BE HALTED IN FLANDERS? GEO-RESEARCH IN SUPPORT OF SPATIAL PLANNING POLICY
Dr Guy Engelen, Flemish Institut...
Guest Lecture: WHICH SUBURBS IN AN URBAN AGE?
Published on Tuesday, 02 October 2018
WHICH SUBURBS IN AN URBAN AGE?

by Nick Phelps (University of Melbourne)

Thursday 4th of Oct. 14h30-15h30, MSH, Black Box

Attendance is free. No registration required.

2. Forum Großregion des Projekts UniGR-Center for Border Studies
Published on Thursday, 18 October 2018
'REALITÄTEN UND VISIONEN DER GRENZÜBERSCHREITENDEN MOBILITÄT IM BILDUNGSBEREICH'
7. November 2018, 16.00 Uhr │ Haus der Großregion
Die grenzüberschreitende Mobilität ste...
New book out with Routledge, including a chapter on Belval
Published on Monday, 22 October 2018
Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

Routledge, ed. by Sébastien Darchen and Glen Searle

CfP JSSJ: Territorial development+local autonomy=spatial (in)justice?
jssj
Published on Wednesday, 24 October 2018
This call for papers intends to critically question the links between local autonomy and spatial justice in the context of territorial development policies that aim to strengthen the room for manoe...
Keynote "Youth on the move?" by Birte Nienaber
Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Birte Nienaber gives a keynote on the "Learning by leaving" conference 2018 in Cologne.
Vient de paraitre, un chapitre de Cyril Blondel
Published on Monday, 12 November 2018
« Penser la relation à l’autre. L’élargissement de l’Union européenne vu depuis la frontière Serbie/Croatie » dans l’ouvrage collectif « Politiques des frontières » sous...
National Focal Point FRANET in Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 27 November 2018
On November 1st , 2018 the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning became the National Focal Point FRANET in Luxembourg – data collection and research services on fundamental rights...
New image film "Master in Border Studies"
Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2018
The new image film of the Master in Border Studies by the DFH/UFA is available!
Job offer: Research specialist (M/F, 1/2 time), Institute of Geography
Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education within the Research Unit IPSE a legal expert

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Globalized Borders: An Archaeology of Border Theory, Border Poetics and Border Aesthetics
Event date: Thursday, 06 December 2018
Hour:  15:30 17:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Savoir, salle 4.510
Workshop H2020 CrossCult project
crosscult H2020
Published on Monday, 07 January 2019
Friday Jan 18th the Institute of Geography and Spatial planning are hosting a small workshop to mark the end of the H2020 CrossCult project.
We will be reflecting upon the role th...
FRANET Luxembourg in Vienna
Published on Thursday, 14 February 2019
On 14 February 2019 members of the FRANET Luxembourg are attending the FRANET meeting at the EU Agency for fundamental rights in Vienna. 
Lecture series: Geographies of (in)justice
Geographies of spatial (in)justice Guest lecture series
Published on Wednesday, 20 February 2019
“Regeneration not speculation” says a billboard in Belfast that we chose for our poster. “Unfair taxation = social anger” says some graffiti in the streets of Paris after a day of “yellow vests” de...
Job offer (permanent): Migration issues in Luxembourg
job
Published on Monday, 04 March 2019
JOB: Are you interested to work on migration issues in Luxembourg?
Call for papers: Refuge Europe – a question of solidarity?
Published on Monday, 04 March 2019
International conference at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

September 30-October 2, 2019

GUEST LECTURE: Does spatial proximity erase social inequalities?
Published on Tuesday, 02 April 2019
GUEST LECTURE SERIES IN GEOGRAPHY AND SPATIAL PLANNING 

Geographies of (in)justice

Thursday, April 11th, 12.30-14.00 | MSH Blackbox 

Sylvie T...

New: Les travailleurs frontaliers au Luxembourg et en Suisse
Published on Monday, 29 April 2019
Nouvelle parution en accès libre

Pigeron-Piroth, I. / Wille, C. (éd.) : Les travailleurs frontaliers au Luxembourg et en Suisse : Emploi, Quotidien et Perceptions

UniGR-C...

Mapathon, Call for Volunteers
Mapathon
Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Announcing the first Mapathon organised in Luxembourg for humanitarian actions. The event is a Médecins Sans Frontières Luxembourg (MSF) partnership with the Geography and Spatial...
Jan-Tobias Doerr defended his PhD thesis
Published on Monday, 13 May 2019
On May 2nd , Jan-Tobias Doerr successfully defended his PhD thesis scrutinizing the sustainable transition process in Beckerich, inquiring into the relationality, practices, and learning...
Journée professionnelle – Master en Border Studies
Event date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Hour:  10:00 15:15
Place:  Université de la Sarre, Graduate Center (C9.3), Saarbrücken (Germany)
New H2020 project at FLSHASE
Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Birte Nienaber and her team who have been awarded European funding for their H2020 proposal MIMY - Empowerment through liqu...
CfP IGU conference Urban Challenges in a Complex World
IGU Conference 2019
Published on Wednesday, 23 January 2019
The Urban Commission of the International Geographical Union (IGU) in collaboration with the Urban Studies team of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Luxembourg, is p...
CFP: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London, 28-30 Aug 2019
Published on Monday, 14 January 2019
Call for papers: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London, 28-30 Aug 2019

“Emerging notions in the analysis of forced migration and borders: Ambiguity, improvisation and more”...

CFP RGS-IBG 2019 Europe and marginality
Published on Monday, 14 January 2019
Call for papers: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London, 28-30 Aug 2019

“Europe and marginality: Decolonising policy on refugees and peripheries”

Session convenors:...

2ème Journée professionnelle – Master en Border Studies
Event date: Wednesday, 04 September 2019
Hour:  10:00 17:15
Place:  Maison des Sciences Humaines, Blackbox
Praxistag 2 – Master in Border Studies
Event date: Wednesday, 04 September 2019
Hour:  10:00 17:15
Place:  Universität Luxemburg, Maison des Sciences Humaines, Blackbox
Guest Lecture Series: OUR COMMON GROUND
Our common ground
Published on Tuesday, 08 October 2019
University of Luxembourg-Geography & Spatial Planning is pleased to announce an exciting programme of talks entitled 'Our Common Ground : The Political Economy of Land Property and Prospects fo...
WORT article about the National Library
Published on Wednesday, 09 October 2019
New article in the WORT about the new National Library on Kirchberg from Markus Hesse
Lecture series, Nov. 5th: The Rights to Land ...
Published on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Lecture series of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning “Our Common Ground”

Dr Brigitta Gerber/Klaus Hubmann: “The Rights to Land through participatory instruments”

MAPATHON Nov. 13, 2019
Mapathon
Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Mapathon: Come and help MSF map Central African Republic
13 November 2019 - University of Luxembourg
Belval Campus
Science Festival 2019: play with Science!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
Hour:  10:00 10-11 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg-Grund Musée national d’histoire naturelle + Abbaye Neumünster
Our Common Ground - next lecture
Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2019
The next session of our Lecture Series in Geography and Spatial Planning takes place on
Tuesday, 3rd of December 2019, 12:30-14:00,
Campus Belval – Blackbox, Maison des Sc...
CANCELLED: Our Common Ground - lecture 17.12.
Published on Thursday, 12 December 2019
Unfortunately the lecture by Mrs. Thalgott planned for 17.12. was cancelled due to a death in the family.
New: Border Experiences in Europe
Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2019
For the last decade, borders in Europe have been back on the political agenda. Border research has reacted to that and is forging new ways of thinking and analysing borders. The book release (2020)...
Lecture series OUR COMMON GROUND
Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Next guest lecture 21.1.2020

The Power of the Land
Dirk Löhr, Hochschule Trier

IMISCOE 17th Annual Conference: Crossing Borders, connecting cultures
Published on Tuesday, 08 October 2019
June 30 - July 2, 2020

This conference proposes to zoom deeper into people’s migration experiences by foregrounding how migration is connected to culture. We will explore the nexus of migra...