Agenten der Globalisierung in Geographien der Gesundheit &
Globalization Projects in Socialist Eastern Europe
Dr. Judith Miggelbrink, Frank Meyer, and Tom Schwarzenberg (IfL & SFB 1199, Leipzig U) & Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst, Dr. Uwe Müller Prof. Dr. Frank Hadler (GWZO & SFB 1199, Leipzig U)
|Date||Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 5:15 pm — 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6–10 | 5th Floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Dr. Judith Miggelbrink (IfL Leipzig & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Judith Miggelbrink studied geography at the University of Münster and holds a PhD from the Leipzig University. Her dissertation examined discourses on space and regions in human geography at the end of the twentieth century. Today in the head of the research unit “Productions of Space: State and Society” at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) as well as the principal investigator of Project B5: “Border-Transcending Assemblages of Medical Practices” in the SFB 1199. Her research interests include borders and border regimes.
Frank Meyer (IfL Leipzig & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Having studied geography in Leipzig, Frank Meyer is currently pursuing his PhD. His research interests include processes of peripheralization (especially in rural areas in Germany) and stigmatization, practices of territorial regulation in Europe, as well as ethnographic work on illicit practices subverting state-sided regulation.
Tom Schwarzenberg (IfL & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Tom Schwarzenberg studied economic and social geography at the Leipzig University and researches in the SFB 1199 project B05: “Border-Transcending Assemblages of Medical Practices”. He is particularly interested in analysing constitutive relations between social processes in everyday life and their diverse spatial representations embedded in practices and discourses. His previous research was mainly focused on peripheralized regions – in particular rural areas in East Germany.
Dr. Thilo Lang (IfL & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Having studied spatial and environmental planning in Kaiserslauten and urban planning in Hamburg, Thilo Lang gained his PhD in Potsdam and Durham. As the head of a department at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL), his research interests focus on the production of space and transnational urban and regional development in the context of current processes of socio-spatial polarization and rising disparities across Europe. Further long-term research interests include urban and regional change, shrinking cities and regeneration, as well as peripheralization as a multilevel process. One current focus is on innovation outside of conurbations and alternative local and social economies.
Lukas Vonnahme (IfL & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Having studied geography in Marburg, Lund and Frankfurt, Lukas Vonnahme joined the Leibniz-Institute for Regional Geography in 2014. His research interests include regional economic development, social networks and innovation management. Recently the topics entrepreneurship and startups as well as the ecosystems in which startups rise and grow raised his attention.