• Leipzig Protest Atlas

    »As soon as you apply geographical, economic or demographic detail to a map«, writes cartographer Philippe Rekacewicz, »you become political, because you necessarily make a choice«. Maps have always been instruments of spatial control. They compile knowledge about a territory that is usually clearly demarcated; they serve orientation and are the prerequisite for certain actions in this space. Against this… read more

  • Orbit Palace: Indications of figures and spaces of redundant time

    As an artistic contribution to the exhibition Shrinking Cities (2004), Orbit Palace examines the complex structure of urban spaces under the aspect of redundant time. How do people spend their time in areas where deindustrialization and a large amount of disused spaces characterize the landscape? The project explores how people whose daily routine is not (or no longer) determined by the rigid schedule of… read more

  • Doors – Tornakalns Gardens Riga

NEW PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH

Knoblauch, Hubert/ Steets, Silke (2018): Sacred Canopies and Invisible Religions: The Dialectical Construction of Religion in Berger and Luckmann. In: Hjelm, Titus (Ed.): Peter L. Berger and the Sociology of Religion: 50 Years After The Sacred Canopy. London/New York, Bloomsbury, pp. 85–101.

Berking, Helmuth/ Schwenk, Jochen/ Steets, Silke (eds.) (2018): Religious Pluralism and the City: Inquiries into Postsecular Urbanism. London/New York, Bloomsbury.

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