Category: Urban Studies

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Shelter at Home: Curious Cases of Dwelling

2020 Urban models (in)habitation course had its final review entitled “Shelter at Home: Curious Cases of Dwelling”. Shelters provide ...
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Urban Studies Master Thesis Defence 2020

Congratulations👏 again Larissa Franz, Hoi Yee Cheung, Jannat Sohail, Jennifer Jackson and Maiken Vardja for delivering great defense. ...
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Re-Valuing Nature: A Conversation Between Wastelands and Wetlands

On the 21st of May, the first year students of the EKA’s Urban Studies program launched the website Re-valuing nature: A conversation ...
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Urban Ethnography Collaborative Research Projects

Taking urban environmental imaginaries and technoecologies of (hard or soft) urban infrastructure as a starting point, the Urban Ethnography ...
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Beyond Borders: Moving through Maardu

“After a long semester attempting to grasp hold of the elusive Maardu, I ended my final project not with answers but with more questions ...
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RETHINKING GENTRIFICATION FROM THE FRONTIER: BERLIN-SCHÖNEWEIDE

A501 16:00 Põhja pst 7 While few outside Berlin know where Schöneweide is, new developments led by the likes of Bryan Adams and Olafur ...
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Beyond Borders: Moving through Maardu

A lake and a port. Summer housing and mass housing. Metal, steel, automobiles, and the not-so distant memories of phosphorus mining. Beyond the ...
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Estonia Diagonal

Urban studies 1st year students are taking a critical look at both the term and the process of urbanisation. The so called urban is investigated ...
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A Day Out In Maardu: Chasing the Fox Tails

From atop the hill of the St. Michael the Archangel church, we locate ourselves with a red, wooden sign. Perched in a grassy landscape of ...
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Become our Master’s student! Apply by May 2nd

The application period for the International Master’s Programmes starting in autumn 2019 has started! Apply before May 2, 2019! EKA offers ...