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African Studies
Asian Studies
East European Studies
Literay and Languages
Political Sciences
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Order Expediting in Supply Chains -- Raik Özsen

Ethno-religious Identification and Intergroup Contact Avoidance -- Menandro Sarion Abanes

Consuming Whiteness -- Stefanie Affeldt

Social Matter(s) -- Tryfon Bampilis, Pieter ter Keurs (Eds.)

Philosophical Paths in the Public Sphere -- Gaetano Chiurazzi, Davide Sisto, Søren Tinning (Eds.)

In the Tracks of Breivik -- Mats Deland, Michael Minkenberg, Christin Mays (Eds.)

Fragmentation of Resource Management on the South East Arm of Lake Malawi -- Steve Donda, Mafaniso Hara, Maxon Ngochera, Erling Berge (Eds.)

The Sunuwar of Nepal and their Sense of Communication -- Werner M. Egli

Reurbanisierung und Wohnwünsche - Die Bedeutung städtischer Strukturen für die Bevölkerung in der Stadtregion Hamburg -- Philip Engler

Challenges of Health Care Workers Vis-a-vis Evangelical Mission of Jesus Christ in Igboland, Nigeria -- Benjamin Nzenekwesi Eze

Nikolai Bernstein - from Reflex to the Model of the Future -- Josef M. Feigenberg

Key Images of American Life -- Heinz-Dietrich Fischer

Dharmakirti on the Duality of the Object -- Eli Franco, Miyako Notake

Does Transnational Mobilization Work for Language Minorities? -- André Michael Hein

Beyond Urbanism -- Peter Herrle, Josefine Fokdal, Detlev Ipsen (+)

Global Challenges and Local Reactions: Czech Republic and South Africa -- Hana Horáková, Stephanie Rudwick (Eds.)

Racism and Sociology -- Wulf D. Hund, Alana Lentin (Eds.)

Pilgrimage and Sacred Places in Southeast Europe -- Mario Katic, Tomislav Klarin, Mike McDonald (Eds.)

Women's Rituals and Ceremonies in Shiite Iran and Muslim Communities -- Pedram Khosronejad (Ed.)

Socio-political and Cultural Determinants of Diarrheal Disease in the Mekong Delta -- Panagiota Kotsila

Poetics of Loss -- Katharina Lempe

Agency and Changing World Views in Africa -- Dieter Neubert, Christine Scherer (Eds.)

Aldous Huxley Annual -- Bernfried Nugel, Jerome Meckier (Eds.)

Eugen Ehrlich's Sociology of Law -- Knut Papendorf, Stefan Machura, Anne Hellum (Eds.)

Austria and America -- Joshua Parker, Ralph J. Poole (Eds.)

Legacy and Change -- Robert Pichler (Ed.)

Southeast European Studies in a Globalizing World -- Christian Promitzer, Siegfried Gruber, Harald Heppner (Eds.)

From Ethnic to Transnational -- Tanja Reiffenrath

The Making of Ernest Hemingway -- Hans-Peter Rodenberg

Heritage and Digital Humanities -- Bernadette Saou-Dufrene (Ed.) assisted by Benjamin Barbier

Networks of Learning -- Sita Steckel, Niels Gaul, Michael Grünbart (Eds.)

Dilemmas of the Modern Educational Discourse -- Irina Surina (Ed.)

Multinational Strategic Foresight of Environmental Trends in the Automobile Industry Using Internal Resources -- Natalie Wippel

For (Dear) Life -- Eva-Sabine Zehelein (Hg.)


Jan C. Behrends, Thomas Lindenberger (Eds.)
Underground Publishing and the Public Sphere
Transnational Perspectives

Censorship and its counterpart, the `underground' production and distribution of printed texts and images, existed ever since a `public sphere' came into being. The volume approaches this phenomenon by covering cases from the Tsarist Empire, the Soviet Union, Central Europe, South America and China.

News / Events

Book launch: BEYOND URBANISM Urban(izing) Villages and the Mega-urban Landscape in the Pearl River Delta in China
10.12.2014; 6 pm

TU Berlin Institute of Architecture Room A409
Strasse des 17. Juni 152
10623 Berlin

Welcome by Peter Herrle

30 min. video with Detlev Ipsen on Urban(izing) Villages and the Mega-urban Landscape in the Pearl River Delta

Discussion: The results of a DFG-funded research project on urbanization and informal dynamics

Large urban agglomerations have emerged over the past decades and, in some cases, entire rural regions were urbanized in less than a decade. These trends not only reflect an unprecedented quantitative dimension of urbanization but also the emergence of new urban forms - beyond urbanism - thus posing new challenges to regional planners, politicians and urban governance actors.
The book has been published in the HABITAT - INTERNATIONAL Series. Beyond Urbanism

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