Ontology and the Social Sciences

A Workshop of the Graduate School Loose Connections: Collectivity in digital and urban Space University of Hamburg Organization: Christian Helge Peters 10:00-18:00, 16 December, 2017 Venue: Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, 20146 Hamburg, Room: Senatssitzungssaal In recent works in anthropology, sociology, and political theory ontology takes an important role. Different ontologies open up a new and different understanding […]

Tim Edensor: Industrial Ruins, Urban Materiality and Maintenance – The Lost Infrastructures of the City

Videomitschnitt der Veranstaltung “Present in Absence – The Hidden Life of Infrastructures” The lecture focuses on three things: First, it discusses previous work on industrial ruins and the ways in which they suddenly became detached from networks and infrastructures – also displaying material evidence of these detachments. Secondly, by exploring building stone in several buildings […]